Cale Finch's plans for Spring Break? EAT, SLEEP, SKATE. Cale's determined that this time he'll successfully ollie the set of seven stairs that mark initiation into the Seven Stair Crew, a group of older, junior-high skaters. But Cale soon finds that t all local skaters are welcoming to grommets (new skaters) like him. He has to find his voice, learn to stand up for himself, and believe in his own ability to skate in order to find his rightful place in this youth subculture.
Growing up, BRAD V. COWAN was no stranger to the best places to skateboard in the Toronto area. He works in television and film, working as producer of the West 49 Ambition Camp TV series, in which eight of the country's best skaters went head-to-head in a skateboarding competition. He now writes for TV and film. This is his first novel.