Alpine and freestyle skiing / by Kylie Burns.
|Call number:||j796.935 BUR|
|Publisher:||New York : Crabtree Pub. Co., c2010.|
Downhill skiing -- Juvenile literature.
Freestyle skiing -- Juvenile literature.
Skis and skiing -- Juvenile literature.
Winter Olympics -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
|Series title:||Winter Olympic sports (Crabtree Publishing Company)|
|Title:||Alpine and freestyle skiing / by Kylie Burns.|
|Physical description:||32 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents note:||Olympic skiing events -- Introduction to alpine skiing -- Downhill -- Slalom -- Giant slalom -- Super-G -- Super combined -- Introduction to freestyle skiing -- Aerials -- More on aerials -- Moguls -- More on moguls -- Ski cross -- Snapshot of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.|
|Summary note:||Alpine skiing has been an exciting Olympic sport since 1924. Racing down snow-covered slopes at breathtaking speed requires outstanding athletic skill. Freestyle skiing combines speed, agility, and precision. This introductory guide gives an overview of all the Olympic events in both sports, along with fun facts, amazing stats, and a look at some of the most outstanding competitors.|
|Biography note:||Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.|
|ISBN:||9780778740209 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
077874020X (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
9780778740391 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0778740390 (pbk. : alk. paper)
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