Rock Sport Climbing: Techniques and Tricks

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The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc, Dec 15, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
Did you know that rock sport climbing can be done indoors as well as outdoors on a real mountain? In fact, millions of today s sport climbers learn this exhilarating sport using a wall at an indoor gym or facility. This book teaches the indoor rock wall climbing techniques used by sport climbers in the X Games. Safety is stressed as well as proper climbing techniques that won t quickly sap the strength of a beginning climber. Step-by-step photographs teach the basic handholds and footholds, and how to get started in this growing sport.

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Edward Willet is a science columnist for radio and newspapers and a former news editor. The author of more than 30 books, including nonfiction on topics as diverse as computing, disease, history, and quantum physics, as well as several science fiction and fantasy novels, he is the recipient of awards from the National Science Teachers Association, the Children's Book Council, and "VOYA" magazine, among others.

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