AVAILABLE AUGUST 26TH 2013-------------------
After many years of “Anticipated Creation” TRACKER TRUCKS has teamed up with Award winning Designer and Former Tracker Rider, Dave Hackett to Design and Co-Author Tracker’s Definitive Archive of over 40 Years of Skateboarding’s first modern truck. TRACKER TRUCKS: “40 YEARS OF TRUCKS YOU CAN TRUST” (Working Title.)
The origin of TRACKER TRUCKS dates back to 1973 when the first prototypes were made by Larry Balma and Dave Dominy specifically for Skateboarding. Their Original design was based on Performance, Strength and Quality. For the past 40 years those three words continue to be the driving force of TRACKER TRUCKS
The TRACKER book will be a collection of photographs, stories, timelines and reflections on TRACKER TRUCKS and it’s rich History from the perspective of the individuals involved in the Design, Innovation, Manufacturing, and Advertising as well as the Professional Riders and Photographers who made TRACKER TRUCKS a staple and major Icon in the Action Sports Industry.
The book will also be a compilation of artifacts, quotes and stories from the 1000’s of people who helped shape the TRACKER legacy. These contributors will also provide 100’s of never before seen or published photos depicting the TRACKER culture and family including TRACKER Founders Larry Balma, Dave Dominy, and Gary Dodds and the many photographers who helped create some of Skateboarding’s most timeless imagery.
Over the last 40 Years some of TRACKER’S Riders include:
Chris Yandall, Henry Hester, Torger Johnson, Woody Woodward, Tommy Ryan, Bobby Piercy, Skip Frye, Russ Howell, Bruce Logan, Ty Page, Ellen O’neil, Mike Weed, Brad Logan, Robin Logan, Stacy Peralta, Tony Alva, Jay Adams, Tom Inouye, Greg Weaver, Greg Ayres, Gary Scott Davis “GSD”, Doug “Pineapple” Saladino, Dennis Martinez, Tony Hawk, Steve Caballero, Mike McGill, Tony Magnusson, Jeff Phillips, Adrian Demain, Allen Losi, Lester Kasai, Neil Blender, Kevin Staab, Bill Danforth, Bucky Lasek, Omar Hassan, Sam Cunningham, Jeremy Klein, Jim Gray, Rodney Mullen, Ron Chatman, Nicky Guerrero, Brad Edwards, Shane Hildago, Colin McKay, Rob Dyrdek and Many, many, more…All to be revealed and revered in this book!