Crabtree Publishing Company, Oct 31, 2003 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
Ages 6 to 12 years. Since the early 1990s, the term "extreme sports" has come to mean many things. Whether flying off a giant ramp, diving from an aeroplane, or tackling waves taller than a five-story building, these sports push their athletes to the absolute limits. Extreme sports are about more than just a attitude -- they are also about physical grace. This book has them all, from the well-known attractions like skateboarding, to the far-out world of skysurfing. It's all here and in full-colour! Strap yourself in for: profiles of over twenty different extreme sports; the exciting history of extreme sports; a dynamic layout, full of quick facts and large photographs.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Madams21 - LibraryThing
I liked how this book had pictures of people actually doing the sport and on top of that was listed the type of sport, what surface it was conducted on and the year the sport was born. I liked how the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - EmilySadler - LibraryThing
This informational book discusses the different types of extreme sports and is written for the purpose of informing readers on the differences between each sport and how they originated. I really ... Read full review