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Biathlon, cross-country, ski jumping, and nordic combined

Author: Kylie Burns
Publisher: New York, NY : Crabtree Pub. Co., ©2010.
Series: Winter Olympic sports (Crabtree Publishing Company)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Have you ever wanted to fly like a bird or ski at top speed across snowy terrain? Can you imagine racing on skis across the countryside only to stop periodically to fire shots at targets at rapid-fire speed? In this book, you'll experience the excitement of Olympic ski jumping, cross country skiing, and biathlon. You'll learn amazing facts about the history of each sport, the training it takes to be a top athlete,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kylie Burns
ISBN: 9780778740216 0778740218 9780778740407 0778740404
OCLC Number: 351302340
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: Olympic Nordic skiing events --
Introduction to biathlon --
More on biathlon --
Biathlon mass start and relays --
Introduction to cross-country skiing --
Cross-country: individual and individual sprint --
Cross-country: pursuit and mass start --
Cross-country: relays and team sprint --
Introduction to ski jumping --
More on ski jumping --
Introduction to Nordic combined --
Nordic combined: individual events --
Nordic combined: team event --
Snapshot of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.
Series Title: Winter Olympic sports (Crabtree Publishing Company)
Responsibility: by Kylie Burns.

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Have you ever wanted to fly like a bird or ski at top speed across snowy terrain? Can you imagine racing on skis across the countryside only to stop periodically to fire shots at targets at rapid-fire speed? In this book, you'll experience the excitement of Olympic ski jumping, cross country skiing, and biathlon. You'll learn amazing facts about the history of each sport, the training it takes to be a top athlete, and the high-tech equipment used by competitors.

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Great addition to the school library

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-12-10) Very Good Permalink

This book is a Great book for the upcoming olympics.  This book is a great addition to the school library.

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