The Answer Is Never: A Skateboarder's History of the World

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Skateboarding is one of the great outlaw subcultures - combining death-defying stunts, cutting-edge fashion, and an all-round bad attitude. This is the story of the people who forged and inspired that culture, like the legendary Dogtown crew: Alva, Peralta, Adams, - kids bailing out scummy backyard pools to skate in them, fleeing from security guards, and inspiring each other to ever-greater feats. A scene which eventually led Tony Hawk to be the first skater to earn a million dollars a year. Written as a history and personal memoir by someone immersed in the skateboard world for over twenty years, The Answer Is Never is not just the story of the heroes, but the exploits of anyone who's ever picked up a skateboard.

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"Weyland's excellent book is a demonstration that even something as apparently faddish as skateboarding has a history and a culture. Most rad." ( The Independent)

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The first literary investigation and memoir of a cultural and sporting phenomenon.

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