From the Series Extreme Winter Sports Zone
Did you know that ski slopestyle athletes fly off jumps to do incredible tricks in midair? They can grab their skis and spin around two times before landing smoothly on the snow. Some skiers also glide down rails before jumping off and racing to the next jump. They soar as high as they can to wow fans and judges.
Enter the Extreme Winter Sports Zone to learn about the history, gear, moves, competitions, and top athletes connected to ski slopestyle. You’ll discover:
• How early ski slopestyle athletes jumped off bumps called moguls.
• How to win the fiercest ski slopestyle competitions.
• How to stay safe while flying off ramps and down rails.
• Where to watch the best ski slopestyle athletes compete head-to-head.
Are you into sports? Then get in the zone!
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||5.5|
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“Overall, this set uses a positive tone and conveys enthusiasm for these athletics, emphasizing that readers can practice them while keeping as safe as possible. Thumbnail sketches of innovators and youthful superstars will keep young readers engaged.” —School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Author: Darice Bailer
Darice Bailer has written many books for children, including several extreme sports books for Lerner Publications. She has freelanced for the New York Times and currently blogs about software for IBM. She lives in Connecticut.