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Kick excitement into high gear with this extreme title! Short, easy-to-read text pairs with full-color, action-packed photos to introduce young adventurers to skateboarding. Readers will learn the history of skateboarding and about shortboards and longboards. Clothing and gear is discussed, is safety equipment such as helmets, pads, gloves, and wrist guards. Skateboarding styles are examined including freestyle, street, vert, downhill, and big air. X Game athletes such as Shaun White, Bob Burnquist, Bucky Lasak, Mitchie Brusco, Alana Smith, Jake Brown, and of course Tony Hawk are featured. Extreme facts supplement the text, leaving future skateboarders excited about Action Sports! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
Publisher: North Mankato, Minn. : ABDO Pub. Co., c2015
ISBN: 9781624034435
Characteristics: 32 p. : col. ill
Call Number: J 796.22 HAM


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