From the Series Extreme Winter Sports Zone
Did you know that snowboard superpipe athletes can spin around three or more times in midair before landing safely? They launch themselves high above the superpipe and perform tricks such as the double cork 1080 and backside air. Some of the best riders compete in top events such as the Winter X Games and the Winter Olympics.
Enter the Extreme Winter Sports Zone to learn about the history, gear, moves, competitions, and top athletes connected to snowboard superpipe. You’ll discover:
• How athletes practice stunning snowboard superpipe tricks.
• Where the biggest and toughest competitions are held.
• How to stay safe while racing up the icy wall of a superpipe.
• How some of the world’s best snowboard superpipe athletes learned their incredible moves.
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 ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||5.5|
|BISACS||JNF054180, JNF054160, JNF024080|
|Dimensions||6.625 x 9.25|
|Guided Reading Level||Q|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.9|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||158901|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||1.0|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Reviewed, Sidebars, and Table of contents|
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.
“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