Written by an avid and enthusiastic skateboarder, this fun series introduces the reader to the colorful world of skateboarding. In a reader-friendly, conversational style, all aspects of the sport are covered, including instructions on how to do tricks, how to safely build obstacles, and how to petition town governments to build community skate parks. Also presented are profiles of the most famous skate park designers and builders around. With the growing popularity of the sport, this series will be a huge hit with readers. If you can't become a professional skateboarder, then how about a professional skate park designer? Readers will learn about the designers whose parks have become so popular that they are themselves a type of art form. Engaging full-color images, as well as analysis of design details, will fascinate readers and have them clamoring for the information on how to become skate park designers themselves.