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Extreme Sports: Ski (Extreme Sports)

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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
  • Safety information and advice

Synopsis:

Just in time for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, this action-packed picture book gives young adventurers an informative, up-close look at extreme skiing. Filled with spectacular full-color photographs, fun-to-read text filled with hip terms and lingo, sample drawings of techniques and special moves, how-to tips from the pros, and more.

Synopsis:

The first books in a thrilling new National Geographic series for sports lovers feature edgy, high-action X-sports that fascinate today's kids. Release coincides with high interest in winter sports generated by the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics. Full-color photos throughout.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780792267386
Manufactured:
National Geographic
Author:
Pollack, Pamela
Manufactured:
National Geographic
Author:
Masoff
Author:
Masoff, Joy
Publisher:
National Geographic Society
Location:
Washington, D.C.
Subject:
Non-Classifiable
Subject:
Skiing
Subject:
Skis and skiing
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Sports / Recreation / Outdoors
Subject:
Skiing - General
Subject:
Winter Sports
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Sports General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Extreme Sports
Series Volume:
84
Publication Date:
February 2002
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
64
Dimensions:
6.96x8.04x.15 in. .36 lbs.
Age Level:
09-12

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Product details 64 pages National Geographic Society - English 9780792267386 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Just in time for the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, this action-packed picture book gives young adventurers an informative, up-close look at extreme skiing. Filled with spectacular full-color photographs, fun-to-read text filled with hip terms and lingo, sample drawings of techniques and special moves, how-to tips from the pros, and more.
"Synopsis" by , The first books in a thrilling new National Geographic series for sports lovers feature edgy, high-action X-sports that fascinate today's kids. Release coincides with high interest in winter sports generated by the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics. Full-color photos throughout.
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