John O'Malley - Urethane Revolution (San Francisco Ferry Building Store)

Friday, May 10, 2019 - 6:00pm

Urethane Revolution captures one crazy year on the California coast--in 1975 a hippie skunkworks, bred in garages and shacks, launched the modern skater movement. Strap in for a wild ride replete with two car chases, two plane crashes, a massive truck bomb, Colombian narcos, the Mafia, senior White House staff, a gypsy fortuneteller, three straight-up miracles, Jacques Cousteau, big piles of cocaine and naked hippie chicks. Author John O'Malley was in the thick of it all, and he retraces the trip that starts with a bang and races to a melt-in-your-mouth ending.

Location: 
1 Ferry Building
San Francisco, CA 94111
Urethane Revolution: The Birth of Skate--San Diego 1975 (Sports) Cover Image
$23.99
ISBN: 9781467139908
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: History Press - April 22nd, 2019

One crazy year on the California coast--in 1975 a hippie skunkworks, bred in garages and shacks, launched the modern skater movement. Strap in for a wild ride replete with two car chases, two plane crashes, a massive truck bomb, Colombian narcos, the Mafia, senior White House staff, a gypsy fortuneteller, three straight-up miracles, Jacques Cousteau, big piles of cocaine and naked hippie chicks.