BOOK TABLE OF CONTENTS




Preface
(online exclusive)

Introduction:
The 1970s: Origin of the Species

Chapters
Chapter 1: Brand New Cadillac
Chapter 2: Underground Explosion
Chapter 3: Year Of The Rabbit
Chapter 4: Concrete Waves
Chapter 5: Solid Gold
Chapter 6: A Gathering Of Tribes
Chapter 7: Skateboard USA
Chapter 8: Hollywood Incorporated
Chapter 9: Street Skaters
Chapter 10: Good Wall Hunting
Chapter 11: Transition To Vert
Chapter 12: The Free Skaters
Chapter 13: Where There’s Smoke . . .
Chapter 14: Hare Air
Chapter 15: The Ollie Pop
Chapter 16: The Overachievers
Chapter 17: Beware Of Imitations
Chapter 18: The Gorilla Grip
Chapter 19: Skateboard Madness
Chapter 20: Got Wood?
Chapter 21: Four Wheels Out
Chapter 22: Flights Of Fancy
Chapter 23: Unidentified Flying Ollie
Chapter 24: Close Encounters
Chapter 25: Going Gonzo
Chapter 26: Going For The Gold
Chapter 27: Changes
Chapter 28: The Cadillac Cult
Chapter 29: The KP Factor
Chapter 30: More Skateboard Madness
Chapter 31: Expansion
Chapter 32: Genesis
Chapter 33: Media Magnet
Chapter 34: A New Sensation
Chapter 35: New Horizons
Chapter 36: Human Resources
Chapter 37: Rainbow Rising
Chapter 38: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
Chapter 39: Thick As Thieves
Chapter 40: The My-Hop
Chapter 41: Picture Perfect
Chapter 42: A Changing Landscape
Chapter 43: Beam Me Up
Chapter 44: Even More Skateboard Madness
Chapter 45: Taking Care Of Business
Chapter 46: Arrival
Chapter 47: Under The Influence
Chapter 48: Teamwork
Chapter 49: Spring Fever
Chapter 50: Glitter And Gold
Chapter 51: Bury My Heart And My Wounded Knee
Chapter 52: A Turning Point
Chapter 53: Performance Art
Chapter 54: While The World Slept
Chapter 55: Cognition
Chapter 56: Case Of The Missing Shoes
Chapter 57: California Dreaming
Chapter 58: The Spin Doctor
Chapter 59: Freestyle Flyer
Chapter 60: The Knack, And How To Get It
Chapter 61: El Super Skate Show
Chapter 62: End Of The Curse
Chapter 63: Cat On A Hot Tin Roof
Chapter 64: Year Of The Tank
Chapter 65: Working For Peanuts
Chapter 66: Big Ohhh!
Chapter 67: Standards
Chapter 68: Silver Platter
Chapter 69: A New Language
Chapter 70: The Vikings
Chapter 71: East And West
Chapter 72: Stormy Weather
Chapter 73: Out Through The In Door
Chapter 74: One Last Time
Chapter 75: Legacy

Appendix

Maps
Landmarks and cities in the book.

Skateparks of the 1970s
Directory of skateboard parks built during the skatepark era of the 1970s.

Contests (online exclusive)
Selected Contests, 1964 – 1980

Glossary
(online exclusive)

Who’s Who
(online exclusive)

Ollie Physics (online exclusive)
A special guest chapter by Jeff Duerr

How to Ollie (online exclusive)
An archive of articles, instruction and video.

Acknowledgments

Sources

Credits


Index




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