Drifting: Sideways from Japan to America – The Art of Taking Bends

 
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The story of drifting and the sports journey from Japan to the US.

Originally started by drivers trying to outdo one another on the mountain passes of Japan, ‘drifting’ is the art of taking bends with lots of opposite steering lock.

What began as a new kind of daredevil driving among teenagers has become an official sport in the USA, making it’s way into video games, animation and is hugely popular on the internet.

This book tells the story of drifting from it’s arrival on the West Coast of the US.

A dramatic visual record of the sport in the USA, the book also profiles the people, teams, techniques, websites, publications, videos and trends that have made drifting the phenomenon that it is today.

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The story of drifting and the sports journey from Japan to the US.

Originally started by drivers trying to outdo one another on the mountain passes of Japan, ‘drifting’ is the art of taking bends with lots of opposite steering lock.

What began as a new kind of daredevil driving among teenagers has become an official sport in the USA, making it’s way into video games, animation and is hugely popular on the internet.

This book tells the story of drifting from it’s arrival on the West Coast of the US.

A dramatic visual record of the sport in the USA, the book also profiles the people, teams, techniques, websites, publications, videos and trends that have made drifting the phenomenon that it is today.

The glazed boards are in vg condition bright, with a 6.5 inch light scratch to the front.

The binding is tight, and inside, the content is clean, fresh and in very fine condition.

Drifting – Sideways from Japan to America By Antonio Alvendia

  • Published in 2006 by Motorbooks
  • Hardback
  • First edition
  • 11 x 8.5 inches
  • 127 pages