Snowboard! Extreme Sports: Your Guide to Freeriding, Pipe & Park, Jibbing, Backcountry, Alpine, Boardercross, and More

Snowboard! Extreme Sports: Your Guide to Freeriding, Pipe & Park, Jibbing, Backcountry, Alpine, Boardercross, and More

by Joy Masoff, Masoff

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Snowboard! Extreme Sports: Your Guide to Freeriding, Pipe & Park, Jibbing, Backcountry, Alpine, Boardercross, and More by Joy Masoff, Masoff

Just in time for the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, National Geographic introduces a brash, bold new series on extreme sports, a subject of high appeal and growing interest to today's kids. Starting with Ski! and Snowboard!, the series gives young adventurers an informative, up-close look at sports that push human limits. Action-packed visuals and cool, fact-filled text let kids experience vicariously all the thrills and spine-tingling risks of participating in X-sports. From piping and speed boarding to skiing the steepest couloirs, readers will explore different varieties of each sport, learn its special moves, and see what the life of a competitor is like in a fast, fun introduction that will whet their appetites for more!

Each volume is packed with fun facts and details.

  • Spectacular photographs capture all the action and allure
  • Fun-to-read text filled with hip terms and insider lingo
  • Simple drawings teach special moves and techniques
  • How-to tips from the pros and champs
  • Profiles of legendary competitors

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780792267409
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publication date: 02/28/2002
Series: Extreme Sports Series
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 8.01(w) x 7.27(h) x 0.22(d)
Lexile: 880L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

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