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Skateboarding LA: Inside Professional Street Skateboarding

Gregory J. Snyder

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814769867
eISBN:
9780814729205
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814769867.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

Skateboarding LA is about professional street skateboarding, a highly refined, athletic, and aesthetic pursuit, from which a large number of people profit. (Skateboarding has been estimated to be a ... More


Coda

Gregory J. Snyder

in Skateboarding LA: Inside Professional Street Skateboarding

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814769867
eISBN:
9780814729205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814769867.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter checks in with not only the people who have participated in this book but also the spaces. Nick Tucker, Sebo Walker, and Matt Gottwig are all successful skateboarders now, while famous ... More


Skateboarding and the City

Gregory J. Snyder

in Skateboarding LA: Inside Professional Street Skateboarding

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814769867
eISBN:
9780814729205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814769867.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter offers a brief history of the subculture and introduces readers to skateboarding practices. There is a detailed description of tricks and a discussion of how skateboarding forces a ... More


Skate Spots

Gregory J. Snyder

in Skateboarding LA: Inside Professional Street Skateboarding

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814769867
eISBN:
9780814729205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814769867.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter focuses on the places where skateboarding takes place. Skateboarding at the highest level requires spots to skate. Over the years the places where tricks get filmed have made not only ... More


Skateboarding Basics: The Grammar of Skateboarding Tricks

Gregory J. Snyder

in Skateboarding LA: Inside Professional Street Skateboarding

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814769867
eISBN:
9780814729205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814769867.003.0005
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter goes deeper into the naming of tricks and provides a firsthand account of the process of learning to skateboard from the author’s brother and key informant, Aaron Snyder, a former ... More


Professional Street Skateboarding

Gregory J. Snyder

in Skateboarding LA: Inside Professional Street Skateboarding

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814769867
eISBN:
9780814729205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814769867.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This chapter is an introduction to the career development of some up-and-coming skateboarders. At this stage, these skaters are early in their subculture career, although all of them do eventually go ... More


Matt Gottwig: Circle Complete

Gregory J. Snyder

in Skateboarding LA: Inside Professional Street Skateboarding

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780814769867
eISBN:
9780814729205
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814769867.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Intellectual Property, IT, and Media Law

This book ends where it began, watching Matt Gottwig get a trick. On a random spring afternoon, the author runs into Matt Gottwig, a skateboarder whom he had not seen for five years. At this point ... More


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