Bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton
—Johnson, Robin (Robin R.)
Book
2010
10 available of 10 items

Do you have a need for speed? If you do, you'll want to read all about these Winter Olympic sliding sports. In this book, you'll learn how bobsleigh, luge, and skeleton competitors speed down steep, twisting tracks on aerodynamic sleds. You'll learn about the racers, their equipment, and the records they hold. You'll also discover that in these fast-paced sports, every second, and hundredth of a second, counts.

Item Details
Series:
Winter Olympic sports
Winter Olympic sports (Crabtree Publishing Company)
Subjects:
Bobsledding -- Juvenile literature.
Coasting (Winter sports) -- Juvenile literature.
Sports -- Juvenile literature.
Winter Olympics -- Juvenile literature.
Winter sports -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN:
9780778740438 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780778740247 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
0778740439 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0778740242 (reinforced library binding : alk. paper)
Publisher, Date:
New York, NY : Crabtree Pub. Co., c2010.
Description:
32 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Target Audience Note:
Lexile: 1080.
Notes:
"Including feature section on Vancouver 2010 Olympics" -- Cover.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Contents:
Sliding events
On the right track
Bobsleigh
Four-man bobsleigh
Two-man bobsleigh
Two-woman bobsleigh
Luge
Men's singles luge
Women's singles luge
Doubles luge
Skeleton
Men's skeleton
Women's skeleton
Snapshot of the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics.
LCCN:
2009021496
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