A Secret History of the Ollie
An illustrated history of 1970s skateboarding written by Craig B. Snyder. Seven years in the making, the book tells the creation story of the Ollie, a fundamental skateboarding trick, and documents skate culture in South Florida. The design blends the author’s narrative, extensive imagery and ephemera, and 1970s-inspired graphic elements.
Awards & Recognition:
Foreword Reviews’ INDIEFAB Book of the Year
20th Annual 2016 Independent Publisher Book Awards
BEST OF 2015: TOP TEN PHOTOBOOKS
Mother Jones Magazine
BEST IN CATEGORY: GENERAL TRADE ILLUSTRATED
58th Annual New England Book Show
2016 FAPA President’s Book Awards
See an author interview by NPR/WBUR’s Only A Game.