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Speed skating

Author: Joseph Alan Gustaitis
Publisher: St. Catharines, ON ; New York, NY : Crabtree Pub. Company, ©2010.
Series: Winter Olympic sports; Winter Olympic sports (Crabtree Publishing Company)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explains how the combination of danger and velocity makes speed skating one of the most exciting winter sports. You'll find out how it got started, you'll learn about the different competitions and races, and you'll meet some of the champions who live for speed.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Ouvrages pour la jeunesse
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Alan Gustaitis
ISBN: 9780778740469 0778740463 9780778740278 0778740277
OCLC Number: 351302402
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Power of speed --
Long track speed skating --
Men's and women's 500m --
Men's and women's 1,000m and 1,500m --
Women's 3,000m --
Men's 5,000m --
Men's 10,000m --
Men's and women's team pursuit --
Short track speed skating --
Men's and women's 500m --
Men's and women's 1,000m and 1,500m --
Short track relays --
A Snapshot of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.
Series Title: Winter Olympic sports; Winter Olympic sports (Crabtree Publishing Company)
Responsibility: by Joseph Gustaitis.

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Explains how the combination of danger and velocity makes speed skating one of the most exciting winter sports. You'll find out how it got started, you'll learn about the different competitions and races, and you'll meet some of the champions who live for speed.

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Sports books are always welcome

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

Sports books are welcome as they are always in demand in our library. I will use this book with the upcoming olympics, but after that two of the pages will be out of date.

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