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Alpine and freestyle skiing

Author: Kylie Burns
Publisher: New York, NY : Crabtree Pub. Co., ©2010.
Series: Winter Olympic sports (Crabtree Publishing Company)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alpine skiing has been an exciting Olympic sport since 1924. Racing down snow-covered slopes at breathtaking speed requires outstanding athletic skill. Freestyle skiing combines speed, agility, and precision. This introductory guide gives an overview of all the Olympic events in both sports, along with fun facts, amazing stats, and a look at some of the most outstanding competitors.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Burns, Kylie.
Alpine and freestyle skiing.
New York, NY : Crabtree Pub. Co., ©2010
(DLC) 2009021487
(OCoLC)351296311
Material Type: Biography, Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kylie Burns
ISBN: 9780778798170 0778798178
OCLC Number: 774399322
Notes: "Including feature section on Vancouver 2010 Olympics"--Cover.
Description: 1 online resource (32 pages) : color illustrations.
Contents: Olympic skiing events --
Introduction to alpine skiing --
Downhill --
Slalom --
Giant slalom --
Super-G --
Super combined --
Introduction to freestyle skiing --
Aerials --
More on aerials --
Moguls --
More on moguls --
Ski cross --
Snapshot of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.
Series Title: Winter Olympic sports (Crabtree Publishing Company)
Responsibility: by Kylie Burns.

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Alpine skiing has been an exciting Olympic sport since 1924. Racing down snow-covered slopes at breathtaking speed requires outstanding athletic skill. Freestyle skiing combines speed, agility, and precision. This introductory guide gives an overview of all the Olympic events in both sports, along with fun facts, amazing stats, and a look at some of the most outstanding competitors.

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