? Mastering Snowboarding, by Hannah Teter and Tawnya Schultz, Human Kinetics, 200 pages, $26.95.
YOU may be a ski enthusiast looking for a new way to enjoy the slopes or someone just discovering the joy of the mountains for the first time.
No matter what the reason you have decided to start snowboarding you can be certain that exciting adventures are waiting for you.
Olympic gold medallist Hannah Teter has teamed up with experienced snowboard writer Tawnya Schultz to produce this detailed look at snowboarding. From the earliest days of the sport through to modern Olympic and other international competitions, the authors chronicle the growth of the sport.
After an introduction to the basic equipment, stances, and what to expect on the mountain, the main focus of the book begins with an extensive section on tricks and techniques.
Each one is well-explained and illustrated with photographs.