Proof page for the book "It's Not About Pretty - A Book About Radical Skater Girls"

Description (Brief):

Proof page for the book "It's Not About Pretty - A Book About Radical Skater Girls" written by Cindy Whitehead and Ian Logan that includes author, photographer and editors notations before final publication. Whitehead began skateboarding at age 15 and had turned pro by the time she was 17, something girls were not doing in the mid-1970s. She became one of the only girls skating both pool and half pipe and is the only girl ever to be featured in a two page article with a photo spread in the center of a skateboarding magazine. Whitehead retired from skateboarding at 22 but still skates and has remained in the sports arena as a sport stylist, an occupation she created.

Date Made: 20172016

Location: Currently not on view

Name Of Sport: skateboardingLevel Of Sport: AmateurProfessionalWeb Subject: Women


See more items in: Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure, Sports & Leisure


Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2017.0044.02.45Accession Number: 2017.0044Catalog Number: 2017.0044.02.45

Object Name: proof page, skateboardingproof page

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 10 in x 16 in; 25.4 cm x 40.64 cm


Record Id: nmah_1848925

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