Extreme Snowboarding: History, Technique, Runs
Universe Pub., 1998 - Sports & Recreation - 128 pages
Recently recognized as an Olympic sport, snowboarding is the extreme sport of choice for Generation X--and beyond. Brilliant action and demonstration shots illustrate the fundamental as well as the most daring techniques of the sport, and the broad range of practical information included in this book make it essential for expert and amateur alike.
About the Series...
These authoritative volumes, devoted to today's most popular sports, are written by expert teachers and coaches, and richly illustrated with color photographs and explanatory diagrams. Designed as easy reference books-for beginner and enthusiast alike-these guides serve as springboards for experimentation.
Each volume includes a history of the sport as well as technical information, including safety measures, universal signals, equipment, and maintenance; lists of schools and dedicated organizations complete with useful addresses and an extensive bibliography; international competitions, and the ultimate destinations worldwide, with accompanying geographic and climatic conditions.
Written in a clear and concise manner, these books make extreme sports accessible to all thrill seekers.
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