by Paul Mason

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Though it’s relatively new, snowboarding is one of the most popular winter sports out there both because it’s thrilling to watch and fun to do! From half pipes to slalom courses, find out about the various types of snowboarding and what you’ll need to try it out!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781410954534
Publisher: Capstone
Publication date: 07/01/2013
Series: Winter Sports
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile: 930L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Paul Mason has written more than 100 books for children, on topics ranging from extreme sports to urban myths. Notable titles include Money Doesn't Grow on Trees and From Armpits to Zits for teens, and Monster Hunter, a series of books on tracking down and dealing with vampires, werewolves, extra-terrestrials, and ghosts. An avid surfer, snowboarder, and mountain biker, Paul writes many sports titles and has also produced a website guide to ski resorts.

Table of Contents

What is a Snowboarder? 4

The Early Days 6

Equipment 8

Clothing and Stuff 10

Basics 12

Powder 14

Freeride 16

Ollies 18

Half-Pipe Heaven 20

Can you Make a Living? 22

Competition 24

Mountain Safety 26

Have you Been Paying Attention? 28

Glossary 30

Further Information 31

Index 32

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