A Basic Guide to Skiing and Snowboarding

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United States Olympic Committee
Griffin Pub., 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 150 pages
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There's nothing more exciting and engaging than the Olympic Games. Athletes from across the globe unite to participate in the most exciting and vigorous competitions of their lives. These athletes didn't get to the Olympics by accident -- it takes years of dedication, sweat, and training to become an Olympic athlete. But you don't have to be training for the Olympics to enjoy sports. Whether you like skating, skiing, or sledding, the Olympic Guides will give you numerous tips on equipment, training, and improving your skills.The feel of fluffy snow beneath your feet, the adrenaline rush of speeding downhill, the exhilaration of a completed run -- winter sports enthusiasts know just how exciting skiing and snowboarding can be. A Basic Guide to Skiing and Snowboarding will improve your skiing savvy, whether you're just starting out on the slopes or you're already testing your strength and agility in slaloms, aerials, and moguls.

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Contents

U S Stars of Today
20
Ski Jumping
42
Getting Started
49
Copyright

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