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Author Pollack, Pam.
Title Ski : your guide to cross-country, downhill, jumping, racing, freestyle and more / by Pamela Pollack ; illustrations by Jack Dickason.
Pub Info Washington, D.C. : National Geographic Society, ©2001.
book jacket
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Descript 64 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
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Series Extreme sports
Extreme sports (Washington, D.C.)
Contents Downhill -- Cross-country -- Telemarking -- Extreme skiing -- Freestyle -- Are you ready? -- Resources.
Summary 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.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 64).
Subject Skis and skiing -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 0792267389 (pbk.)
9780792267386 (pbk.)
Stndrd # 9780792267386 (pbk.)