Resources & References: SKATEBOARDING

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Stutt, Ryan. Skateboarding Skills: Everything a New Rider Needs to Know. Firefly Books, 2014.
Werner, Doug, and Steve Badillo. Skateboarder’s Start-Up: A Beginner’s Guide to Skateboarding. Tracks Publishing, 2009.
Wixon, Ben. Skateboarding: Instruction, Programming, and Park Design. Human Kinetics Publishing, 2009.

Organizations and Websites
Exploratorium Skateboard Science
Skate Catalyst
Skateboarding Magazine
Skaters for Public Skateparks

Related Program Features
Fitness and Nutrition, Snowboarding and Skiing, Spectator Sports

Photo and Illustration Credits
(boy on skateboard, BSA file;, courtesy: helmet, ©Kunertus; knee and wrist pads, ©VladaKela), (, courtesy: helmet, ©Kunertus; knee pads, ©PhotographyByMK; boy on skateboard, BSA file) (boy on skateboard, BSA file) (, courtesy: helmet and knee pad illustrations,
©Beresnev; skateboard illustration, ©braingraph)

We are grateful to Donny Smith, Tyler Yerzerski, Michael Lingelbach, and Jim Virgin for developing the Skateboarding program feature. Donny is from Spohn Ranch Skateparks, Keller, Texas. Tyler serves as the Skateboard program manager at the BSA’s Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve. Michael also serves at the Summit. Jim is from Vancouver, Washington, and is the team lead for Extreme Sports at the 2017 National Scout Jamboree.

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