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Women who risk : profiles of women in extreme sports

Author: Marilyn Olsen
Publisher: New York : Hatherleigh Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The individual stories of women who participate in extreme sports.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Olsen
ISBN: 1578260922 9781578260928 1578261244 9781578261246
OCLC Number: 47018541
Description: 188 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Let the race come to you: Sarah Fisher, auto racer --
Never be afraid to try something new: Gretchen Hammarberg, wakeboarder --
The wind is your friend, the wind will make you strong: Heather Hedrick, triathlete --
It's not about getting to the top; it's about how you get there: Lynn Hill, rock climber --
Dream big and dare to fall: DeeDee Jonrowe, musher --
Snow, wind, and thin air: Kristen McKnight, mountaineer --
Go fast or go home: Kim McKnight, arctic man competitor --
Catching the perfect wave: Jodie Nelson, surfer --
Trying to fly: Erika Sanborn, skydiver --
Straight downhill over the rocks and the roots and the bumps: Lisa Sher, mountain biker --
Follow your own line: Lel Tone, heli-ski guide.
Responsibility: Marilyn Olsen.

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The individual stories of women who participate in extreme sports.

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