New PDF release: Amped: How Big Air, Big Dollars, and a New Generation Took

By David Browne

ISBN-10: 0747565813

ISBN-13: 9780747565819

ISBN-10: 1582343179

ISBN-13: 9781582343174

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Amped is the 1st finished account of the historical past, tradition, and enterprise of motion sports-skateboarding, skiing, BMX, and freestyle motocross. Journalist David Browne interviews greater than a hundred athletes, pioneers, executives, brands, and the adolescent amateurs on the center of this circulate. On his trip, he unravels the eye-opening story of a flourishing tradition that keeps to reject out of date stick-and-ball activities in prefer of individualistic kinds of expression, and that culture's fight to carry directly to its integrity regardless of the calls for of company sponsors.
David Browne is the tune critic for Entertainment Weekly and writer of Dream Brother: The Lives and song of Jeff and Tim Buckley, which was once a finalist for the Ralph J. Gleason Award. A former reporter for the New York day-by-day News, he has additionally written for the New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Rolling Stone, and New York, between different courses. He lives in new york.
"A quick, thrillingly written examine the industry's evolution, one who totally appreciates the dizzying heights in addition to the devastating lows that severe activities have witnessed during the last 4 decades."-Spin
"A needs to buy!"-Maxim
"Whether he is putting out with the professionals at the travel bus, checking in with contributors at a skate camp or assembly with ESPN executives to debate the release of the X video games, the candor Browne elicits from his interview topics is impressive."-Publishers Weekly
"Well researched and well provided, Amped is an attractive examine the historical past and extending acclaim for motion sports."-San Francisco Chronicle
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