The award-winning book on the birth of modern skateboarding.
Over 1200 images and photographs illustrate this 912-page unprecedented work. A Secret History of the Ollie is the winner of six book awards, including three gold medals, and it was chosen as one of the Top 10 Photobooks of the Year by Mother Jones magazine. Regarded by many as "the bible of skateboarding," this is a book that should be in every home, school, and public library.
Volume 1: The 1970s — Available Now
Volume 2: The 1980s — No release date set
Hardcover, 9"x7"x2", 912 pages, over 1200 images and photographs. All copies of A Secret History of the Ollie from this website and eBay are signed by the author and come with an assortment of stickers and bookmarks.
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A Secret History of the Ollie gets a mention from Paul Schmitt in Episode 174 of The Nine Club.
Dimensions: 9.3 x 7 x 2.2 inches
Shipping Weight: 4.7 pounds
Printed in the U.S.A.
• TOP 10 PHOTOBOOKS Mother Jones
• BEST IN GENERAL TRADE ILLUSTRATED 58th Annual New England Book Show, Boston
• GOLD MEDAL Foreword Reviews: Book of the Year Award in Sports
• GOLD MEDAL FAPA President Book Awards
• GOLD MEDAL 20th Annual Independent Publisher Book Awards
• BEST IN SPORTS NYC Big Book Awards
• BEST IN SPORTS Independent Press Awards, New York