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Extreme Sports: Ski (Extreme Sports)by Pamela Pollack
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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 todays 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.
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.
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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