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The Life-Changing Magic of Skateboarding

The Life-Changing Magic of Skateboarding

ISBN: 9781419773402
Written by Sky Brown; Illustrated by Shaw Davidson
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Olympic champion Sky Brown shares her passion for skateboarding in this inspiring and fun introduction to a sport that gets kids outdoors and moving.

Teen skateboarding phenom Sky Brown knows how to go big. After becoming a professional athlete at age 10, she became the first woman to land a frontside 540 at the X Games and won an Olympic medal at age 13. Young readers will eagerly follow Sky’s story as she recounts how she got started in the sport and what it feels like to compete. Then they’ll find their own skateboarding magic as she shows basic skills like choosing a stance, stopping, and dropping in.

Why Choose This Book?

  • Inspiring Role Model: Olympic medalist Sky Brown shares her incredible journey from a toddler on a skateboard to winning medals at the X Games and the Olympics. Her story will motivate and empower young readers.
  • Step-by-Step Instructions: Sky breaks down skateboarding basics, making it easy for kids to learn. From choosing the right board to mastering cool tricks, this guide has it all.
  • Safety First: As a parent, you’ll appreciate the emphasis on safety and protective gear. Sky encourages responsible skateboarding while having a blast.

What’s Inside:

  • Learn the Basics: Discover how to ride, balance, and turn confidently.
  • Master Cool Tricks: From ollies to kickflips, your child will be doing tricks in no time.
  • Fun Illustrations: Shaw Davidson’s playful artwork keeps kids engaged and excited.

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