This introductory guide to skateboarding will have kids doing ollies, grinds, and verts in no time! Aspiring skateboarders can experience the adventurous world of boarding with these detailed instructions, which include killer original photography and illustrations. Tips and techniques for both beginners and experts alike explain everything they need to know, from safety to board maintenance. Learn how to locate the best equipment so they can skate just like their heroes. Features shots of professional skaters and information on the history of skating. Before you know it, your child will be skating like a pro!