Snowboarding: A Complete Guide for Beginners

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Cobblehill Books, Jan 1, 1997 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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Snowboarding--the art of zooming down a snow-covered slope on a metal-edged fiberglass board about the size of a surfboard--is on its way to surpassing skiing as the favorite mountain sport. This illustrated how-to book introduces readers to this fast-growing sport. Full-color photos.

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Contents

HOT SPORT IN A COLD SEASON
5
TAKING LESSONS
9
CHOOSING A BOARD
11
BOOTS AND BINDINGS
14
WHAT TO WEAR
17
SOME BASICS
19
SIDESLIPPING
22
TRAVERSING
26
CARVING TURNS
32
FREESTYLE TRICKS
34
HALFP1PE TRICKS
37
ALL ABOUT SNOW
40
SKI AREA RIDING
42
SAFETY TIPS
45
Glossary
46
For More Information
47

TURNING
29
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About the author (1997)

George Sullivan lives in New York City.

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