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The Impossible: Rodney Mullen, Ryan Sheckler, and the Fantastic History of Skateboarding

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The Impossible aims to get skateboarding right. Journalist Cole Louison gets insidethe history, culture, and major personalitiesof skating. ...more
Paperback, 304 pages
Published July 19th 2011 by Lyons Press (first published July 5th 2011)
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I was once a skateboarder: from 1987 - 1989 I terrorized the streets of my Macon, GA neighborhood. I still have my Rainbow Gator board as a souvenir. But I broke my Caballero deck long ago.

This book describes the two primary figures in recent skateboarding - Rodney Mullen, who invented nearly every trick done today, and Ryan Sheckler, who's perfected nearly every trick done today. Tony Hawk is thrown in for good measure, and a number of other skaters show up a long the way. Louison describes the
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