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Roller & In-Line Skating eBooks

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  • Rollergirl

    Totally True Tales from the Track

    The 1950s phenomenon of Roller Derby is back in full force, and it's definitely not your grandma's game anymore. With leagues in more than one hundred cities across the country, a national tournament, and major sponsors, the new wave of the sport has gone mainstream. No one is better qualified to tell the story of Flat Track Derby's astronomic rise than Melissa "Melicious" Joulwan. As a founding ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • The A to Z of Skateboarding

    by Tony Hawks ...
    For more than twenty years, Tony Hawks has been mistaken for Tony Hawk, the American skateboarder. Even though it is abundantly clear on his website that he is an English comedian and author, people still write to him asking the best way to do a kickflip or land a melon.One mischievous day he started writing back in a pompous tone, goading his correspondents for their spelling mistakes and poor ... Read more

    $2.99 AUD

  • The Roller Derby Athlete

    Roller derby is a unique, fast-paced, female-dominated sport that is taking the world by storm. It originated in the USA in the 1930s but it is the revival that began in 2001 that has inspired this new book. Roller derby has become one of the world's fastest-growing new sports and there are now more than 1000 leagues worldwide - in the USA, Europe, Australia and New Zealand, Latin America and Asia ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • Troll Or Derby

    A Fairy Wicked Tale

    by Red Tash ...
    series Troll Or Derby
    In TROLL OR DERBY, fifteen year old Roller Deb is singled out by town bullies for both her skates, and for being different. When her popular homecoming queen of a sister is kidnapped by a scuzzy drug dealer, Deb must flee the trailer park in which she’s grown up, and rescue her. Along the way, Deb becomes enmeshed in the magical realm of trolls and fairies, and the blood-thirsty version of roller ... Read more

    $0.99 AUD

  • Teach Someone to Roller Skate - Even Yourself!

    Marty Donnellan has worked as a roller skating coach at All American Skating Rink near Atlanta, GA, USA. She has taught scores of people how to skate, and many others how to improve their skating."Teach Someone to Roller Skate" is a complete curriculum for a 4-to-6 week beginning roller skating course for all ages. Marty has used it with individual students of all ages, as well as school PE groups ... Read more

    $6.60 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • In-Line Skating Made Simple

    by UNKNOWN ...
    Chapter 1: In-line skating is really easy   Chapter 2: Considerations when getting your skating gear   Chapter 3: Remember the rules and regulations   Chapter 4: Fundamentals of skating posture    Chapter 5: Keeping the balance while skating   Chapter 6: How to make a stop in skating   Chapter 7: Mastering... ... Read more

    $5.87 AUD

  • The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Roller Hockey

    by Rob Price ...
    The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Roller Hockey is the most comprehensive and up-to-date roller hockey-specific training guide in the world today. It contains descriptions and photographs of nearly 100 of the most effective weight training, flexibility, and abdominal exercises used by athletes worldwide. This book features year-round roller hockey-specific weight-training programs ... Read more

    $23.51 AUD

  • Henley's Official Polo Guide - Playing Rules of Western Polo Leagues

    by M. C. Henley ...
    This vintage book contains a detailed guide to the game of polo, first published in the late nineteenth century. It includes a fascinating history of the game as well as rules, tips, detailed explanations, and information on the various different rules of American league play. Highly recommended for those with an interest in the history of polo. Contents include: "Polo", "Hints", "Technical Terms ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Chicago Rink Rats

    The Roller Capital in Its Heyday

    by Tom Russo ...
    series Sports
    By 1950, roller skating had emerged as the number-one participatory sport in America. Ironically, the war years launched the Golden Age of Roller Skating. Soldiers serving overseas pleaded for skates along with their usual requests for cigarettes and letters from home. Stateside, skating uplifted morale and kept war factory workers exercising. By the end of the decade, five thousand rinks operated ... Read more

    $19.06 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Inline skating in contemporary sport

    An examination of its growth and development

    True or false:  Roller skating, in its quad form, has been around longer than inline skating.  True or false:  Aggressive Rollerblading® is the only form of inline skating that people practice.  Of course, both of these statements are false.  This new ebook, Inline skating in contemporary sport - An examination of its growth and development, looks at various forms of inline skating—ranging from ... Read more

    $6.47 AUD

  • Spalding's Athletic Library - Official Roller Polo Guide

    by Chalres Olin ...
    This vintage book contains a complete guide to roller polo, with information on how to play the game, notable leagues and teams, history, and much more. An easy-to-read and interesting volume, "Spalding's Athletic Library - Official Roller Polo Guide" is highly recommended for both those with an interest in polo and collectors of vintage sporting literature. Contents include: "Roller Polo", "The ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Hell on Wheels: The Incredible Story of Rookie Roller Derby Queen Cindy McCoy

    This captivating biography reveals the details of sports legend, Cindy McCoy's inspirational life story. Cindy escaped a difficult youth, in which she faced abuse and abandonment, by becoming a professional skater as a teen and traveling on an international roller derby team. Fans in Australia became like a surrogate family to young Cindy and she was soon voted Roller Game Rookie of the Year and ... Read more

    $4.05 AUD

  • Teach Someone to Roller Skate: Even Yourself!

    Marty Donnellan is former skate coach at All American Skating Rink near Atlanta, Georgia, USA. She has taught scores of people how to skate, and many others how to improve their skating. "Teach Someone to Roller Skate - Even Yourself!” is a complete curriculum for a beginning roller skating course for children through adult. By studying Marty’s clear text and engaging illustrations, you, too, can ... Read more

    $6.33 AUD

  • Sport, disabilità e isolamento sociale

    Questo libro vive in bilico tra due equilibri: quello dinamico dello sport e della disabilità, che cercano da anni di fondersi per ridurre l’isolamento delle persone, e l’equilibrio forzosamente statico dei disabili in condizione di isolamento, in particolare ma non solo in tempi di pandemia.Le esperienze riportate sono quelle di tre sportivi con patologie di diversa gravità che, grazie allo sport ... Read more

    $3.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Five Strides on the Banked Track

    The Life and Times of the Roller Derby

    by Frank Deford ...
    Illustrated with photographs by Walter Iooss Jr.: Iconic sportswriter and commentator Frank Deford’s first book brings to life one of America’s most thrilling—and misunderstood—sports entertainments, the Roller Derby, from its birth during the Great Depression to it second ascendancy in the late 1960sIn Five Strides on the Banked Track, distinguished sports journalist Frank Deford opens a ... Read more

    $21.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • French Roll

    Misadventures in Love, Life, and Roller Skating Across the French Riviera

    FROM THE ICY PEAKS OF GERMANY TO THE STEAMY BEACHES OF FRANCEWhen nineteen-year-old Michael gets a letter from his girlfriend asking him to meet her in Barcelona, he quits his daredevil job at the top of the German Alps and plots a two-month solo trek across the ritzy coast of southern France—on roller skates. Even being chased down impossibly steep mountain roads by sports cars can’t keep an ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD

  • Skateboarding and the City

    A Complete History

    Skateboarding is both a sport and a way of life. Creative, physical, graphic, urban and controversial, it is full of contradictions – a billion-dollar global industry which still retains its vibrant, counter-cultural heart.Skateboarding and the City presents the only complete history of the sport, exploring the story of skate culture from the surf-beaches of '60s California to the latest ... Read more

    $48.99 AUD

  • Roller Derby

    The History of an American Sport

    series Terry and Jan Todd Series on Physical Culture and Sports
    Since 1935, roller derby has thrilled fans and skaters with its constant action, hard hits, and edgy attitude. However, though its participants’ athleticism is undeniable, roller derby has never been accepted as a “real” sport. Michella M. Marino, herself a former skater, tackles the history of a sport that has long been a cultural mainstay for one reason both utterly simple and infinitely complex ... Read more

    $47.99 AUD

  • Rollergirls

    The Story of Flat Track Derby

    Flat track roller derby is one of the country’s fastest growing sports. What started as a single league in Austin, Texas, a couple of decades ago has grown into an international phenomenon, with nearly two thousand leagues around the world.Rollergirls captures the spirit of the game, which is poised to become an Olympic sport, and highlights the women who have become known as the godmothers of ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Skateboard

    series Object Lessons
    Object Lessons is a series of short, beautifully designed books about the hidden lives of ordinary things.How did the skateboard go from a menacing fad to an Olympic sport? Writer and skateboarder Jonathan Russell Clarkanswers this question by going straight to the sources: the skaters, photographers, commentators, and industry insiders who made such an unlikely rise to worldwide juggernaut ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Mastering Skateboarding

    Ever watched pro skaters and wished you knew how they were able to pull off the tricks that you see? If so, then Mastering**Skateboarding is the resource for you!Two-time world champion skateboarder Per Welinder teams up with longtime skateboard advocate Peter Whitley to bring you the techniques and tricks used by the pros. But the information doesn’t stop there. Welinder and Whitley also provide ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • The Motown Sound on Wheels

    Rockin Richard Houston

    Over 100 years people have been Roller skating on the street on concrete and at parks. Roller skate wheels have been around in different forms, Wooden, Metal, Plastic and Rubber. Roller skating as been what some would call a fad throughout the years.During the 60's and 70's things like Disco and Rap and The Motown sound had skaters starting to developed a (Rhythm) a strong repeated pattern of ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Chequered Flags to Chequered Futures

    New revised and updated 2020 version

    by Mark Wheeller ...
    New revised 2020 versionChequered Flags to Chequered Futures tells the true story of Chris Gilfoy, the Rookie’s World Champion Banger Racer in 2000.In 2006 Chris was being driven along a public road in a powerful BMW by a racing friend. She was thought to be driving at 90 mph in a 30 limit. None were wearing seatbelts and, unknown to Chris, the driver was uninsured. Disastrously, they crashed into ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Chicken!

    New revised 2020 version

    by Mark Wheeller ...
    New revised 2020 versionIt's Christmas. Tammy and Chris, cousins and best mates, are both thrilled to get cool new bikes. Give or take the odd unworn cycle helmet everything is great... that is until one morning when Chris has a puncture and Tammy agrees to walk with him. They’re late and in a hurry. They decide to race. Chris runs out across a busy main road and then flips open his smart phone to ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus