Ages 6 to 12 years. It's no surprise that snowboarding is one of the world's fastest growing sports. Extreme snowboarders have mastered every kind of terrain, from natural gullies to the halfpipe. Snowboarding has even become an Olympic sport! In this book, children will learn about: snowboarding's history; the different styles of riding; types of competitions; today's top professionals.
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