The Concrete Surfer
A skateboarding rivalry
that would not be out of place in skateboarding’s forthcoming Olympic debut!
Written by Pat Mills
with art by Christine Ellingham, Concrete Surfer was published in Jinty in
Sent home to Britain
after her parents fail to establish a new life in Australia, Jean Everidge is forced to rely on family charity, moving in with her Aunt, Uncle and cousin
Carol, successful gymnast, beloved of teachers and pupils alike, and all round
charming “top girl”. Jean has one solace left to her – skateboarding, surfing
the concrete pavement, while forgetting all her troubles, and feel free. But
Jean’s freestyling talent soon attracts attention, and if there’s one thing
Carol can’t stand, it’s being out of the spotlight. With the new skatepark freestyle
contest coming up, just how far will Carol go to stay number one?