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A Basic Guide to Skiing: An Official U.S. Olympic Sports Series Book Griffin Publishing

A Basic Guide to Skiing: An Official U.S. Olympic Sports Series Book

Griffin Publishing

Published May 1st 1998
ISBN : 9781580000239
Paperback
160 pages
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This outstanding paperback series examines the sports of the Olympic Games in clear, easy-to-understand language. This series introduces families to Olympic sports, explains how and when each sport is played, what to watch for as a spectator, and howMoreThis outstanding paperback series examines the sports of the Olympic Games in clear, easy-to-understand language. This series introduces families to Olympic sports, explains how and when each sport is played, what to watch for as a spectator, and how to get involved as a participant. Includes photos of top athletes in each volume. This series is suitable for all ages and neither assumes nor requires prior knowledge of athletics. Each volume contains a glossary of terms unique to that particular sport. Technical words are italicized for easy reference and explained in the text. Each volume explains the clothing and equipment needed to participate.1996 Olympics results included, as well as:-- History of Alpine Skiing in the Olympics-- Skiing Associations and Governing Bodies-- Equipment and Accessories Required-- Rules of the Sport-- Training, Safety and First Aid-- Photos of Champions