Famous Firsts

Famous Firsts

The Trendsetters, Groundbreakers & Risk-takers Who Got America Moving!

Book - 2007
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What do snowboarding, BMX, water skiing, and cheerleading have in common? They are all activities that were invented by innovative Americans. Famous Firsts explores the evolution of several cool ways to get moving and profiles the groundbreakers who started it all. Features lingo, trivia, and facts about gear and safety, and photos of hot American athletes, including skateboard legends Tony Hawk, Tony Alva, and Alan "Ollie" Gelfand, BMX pros Mat Hoffman and Cory Coffey, skate and snowboard phenom Shaun White, and pro surfer Bethany Hamilton, all of whom talk about the unique ìfirstsî they accomplished in their sports.
Publisher: Montréal : Lobster Press, 2007.
ISBN: 9781897073551
Characteristics: 48 p. :,col. ill., col. maps, ports. (chiefly col.) ;,26 cm.


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