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To the extreme [electronic resource] : alternative sports, inside and out / Robert E. Rinehart and Synthia Sydnor, editors.

Contributor(s): Rinehart, Robert E, 1951- | Sydnor, Synthia.
Material type: TextTextSeries: SUNY series on sport, culture, and social relations: Publisher: Albany : State University of New York Press, c2003Description: 1 online resource (x, 436 p.).ISBN: 1417531207 (electronic bk.); 9781417531202 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Extreme sports -- Social aspects | SPORTS & RECREATION -- Extreme SportsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: To the extreme.DDC classification: 796.04/6 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Proem / Robert E. Rinehart, Synthia Sydnor -- Psychotic rant / Arlo Eisenberg -- Dropping into sight commodification and co-optation of in-line skating / Robert E. Rinehart -- Journey to La Gringa / Bob Galvan -- Windsurfing: a subculture of commitment / Belinda Wheaton -- Free dimensional skydiving / Tamara Koyn -- Soaring / Synthia Sydnor -- Small bikes, big men / Brett Downs -- BMX, extreme sports, and the white male backlash / Kyle Kusz -- Out of the gene pool and into the food chain / Lee Bridgers -- Mountain biking madness / Simon Eassom -- Eco (ego?) Challenge British Columbia, 1996/ Jim Cotter -- Another kind of life adventure racing and epic expeditions / Martha Bell -- The wrong side of the thin edge / Ron Watters -- Whitewater sports from extreme to standardization / Jean-Pierre Mounet, Pierre Chifflet -- Xtreem / David Dornian -- The great divide sport climbing vs. adventure climbing / Peter Donnelly -- Vintage days in the big waves of life / Greg Page -- Expression sessions surfing, style, and prestige / Douglas Booth -- Authenticity in the skateboarding world / Becky Beal, Lisa Weidman -- Drawing lines a report from the extreme world [sic] / Jeff Howe -- May 27, 1998 / MayKirsten Kremer -- Oh say can you ski? Imperialistic construction of freedom in Warren Miller's Freeriders / Joanne Kay, Suzanne Laberge -- Snowboarding the essence is fun / Jake Burton -- Selling out snowboarding: the alternative response to commercial co-optation / Duncan Humphreys.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Proem / Robert E. Rinehart, Synthia Sydnor -- Psychotic rant / Arlo Eisenberg -- Dropping into sight commodification and co-optation of in-line skating / Robert E. Rinehart -- Journey to La Gringa / Bob Galvan -- Windsurfing: a subculture of commitment / Belinda Wheaton -- Free dimensional skydiving / Tamara Koyn -- Soaring / Synthia Sydnor -- Small bikes, big men / Brett Downs -- BMX, extreme sports, and the white male backlash / Kyle Kusz -- Out of the gene pool and into the food chain / Lee Bridgers -- Mountain biking madness / Simon Eassom -- Eco (ego?) Challenge British Columbia, 1996/ Jim Cotter -- Another kind of life adventure racing and epic expeditions / Martha Bell -- The wrong side of the thin edge / Ron Watters -- Whitewater sports from extreme to standardization / Jean-Pierre Mounet, Pierre Chifflet -- Xtreem / David Dornian -- The great divide sport climbing vs. adventure climbing / Peter Donnelly -- Vintage days in the big waves of life / Greg Page -- Expression sessions surfing, style, and prestige / Douglas Booth -- Authenticity in the skateboarding world / Becky Beal, Lisa Weidman -- Drawing lines a report from the extreme world [sic] / Jeff Howe -- May 27, 1998 / MayKirsten Kremer -- Oh say can you ski? Imperialistic construction of freedom in Warren Miller's Freeriders / Joanne Kay, Suzanne Laberge -- Snowboarding the essence is fun / Jake Burton -- Selling out snowboarding: the alternative response to commercial co-optation / Duncan Humphreys.

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