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BMX Trix & Techniques for the Track Tony Donaldson

BMX Trix & Techniques for the Track

Tony Donaldson

Published October 15th 2004
ISBN : 9780760319642
Paperback
128 pages
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Since emerging in the late 1960s, BMX has diversified into four disciplines: vert (ramp riding and dirt jumps), street, freestyle (flatland), and, of course, the sport that started it all and gave the bikes their name-bicycle motocross, or racing.BMXMoreSince emerging in the late 1960s, BMX has diversified into four disciplines: vert (ramp riding and dirt jumps), street, freestyle (flatland), and, of course, the sport that started it all and gave the bikes their name-bicycle motocross, or racing.BMX Trix & Techniques for the Track schools old dogs and newbies alike with all the techniques they need to know to thrown down week after week at their local tracks. Step-by-step photo sequences with top veteran riders Greg Hill and Rich Carolan are accompanied by concise captions that break down and illustrate the techniques featured. Racers will learn the fundamentals of getting out of the gate- negotiating bumps, berms, and jumps- and passing. Theyll also receive advice on keeping their bodies in top shape for race day.About the AuthorBMX Track and BMX Park & Street are written and photographed by veteran rider and photographer Tony Donaldson, whose photography (www.tdphoto.com) has appeared in the likes of ESPN the Magazine and Sports Illustrated for Kids, and in print advertisements for several top shoe, clothing, and bicycle companies. An avid mountain biker, BMXer, and skateboarder, Donaldson also works in the realm of digital video and is the co-author of MBIs The World of BMX. He lives in the Los Angeles area.