New York, NY: Regan Books an Imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, 2000. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good / Very Good. Item #027628
(8) + 289 + (1) page of acknowledgements at back. Signed by Tony Hawk on the front endpaper; with a color photograph "Richie & Tony Hawk 3-20-2001" laid-in. Illustrated with a color photo section and in black and white throughout, documenting the skateboard life of this champion boarder. The book "...goes behind the scenes of competitions, demos, and movies and shares the less glamorous demands of being a skateboarder-from skating on Italian TV wearing see-through plastic shorts to doing a demo in in Brazil after throwing up for five days straight...recalls the stories of love, loss, bad hairdos, embarrassing '80s clothes, and determination that have shaped his life..." (from the jacket information) "1st Edition" stated on copyright page. Approx. 6 1/2" x 9 3/8"size; illustrated dustjacket over hardcover; slight wear; contents clean and in very good condition.