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The Complete Book Of The Winter Olympics

Author : David Wallechinsky
ISBN : 1937530701
Genre : Winter Olympics
File Size : 28.21 MB
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"Published in anticipation of the 2014 Sochi Games, The Complete Book of the Winter Olympics has been expanded to include the rules and scoring for all the upcoming events. The book also looks at the history of each Olympic event from inception to the present day, including discontinued events and the four skating events first featured, before the creation of the Winter Olympics, in the 1908 London Summer Olympics. From speed skating to snowboarding, bobsled to ice hockey, the book gives the medals tables, timings, distances, and scores. But much more than a statistical compendium, the book also offers an abundance of Winter Olympic history, anecdotes, and lore, as authors David Wallechinsky and Jaime Loucky bring alive the most dramatic moments from the Games and celebrating the many extraordinary individuals who have competed."--Publisher's description.
Category: Winter Olympics

The Complete Book Of The United States Winter Olympics 1924 2010

Author : James Ross Constandt
ISBN : 0986047104
Genre : Olympic athletes
File Size : 87.54 MB
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Lists all U.S. medal winners since1924, Olympic family ties by relationship and by sport. A trivia chapter is included listing the only, the first and few who accomplished a feat. Additionally, the youngest and oldest competitors and the most medals won by U.S. athletes is also detailed.
Category: Olympic athletes

The Winter Olympics

Author : Nick Hunter
ISBN : 9781406261714
Genre : Olympic Winter Games
File Size : 28.59 MB
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Who was the first Winter Olympic gold medallist? Who is "The Flying Tomato"? Which sports are part of the Winter Paralympics?
Category: Olympic Winter Games

The Complete Book Of The Olympics 2012

Author : David Wallechinsky
ISBN : 1845136950
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 33.92 MB
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Includes the final results for every Olympic event since 1896, featuring information on records, medals, and individual athletic performance.
Category: Sports & Recreation

The Complete Book Of Winter Sports

Author : Gene Brown
ISBN : 0672526441
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 30.14 MB
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Traces the history of various winter sports including skiing, skating, and tobogganing as presented in articles in the "New York Times."
Category: Sports & Recreation

Historical Dictionary Of The Modern Olympic Movement

Author : John E. Findling
ISBN : 0313284776
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 37.13 MB
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A unique guide to events, controversies, and political and economic issues surrounding the Olympics.
Category: Sports & Recreation

Biathlon Cross Country Ski Jumping And Nordic Combined

Author : Kylie Burns
ISBN : 0778740218
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
File Size : 74.78 MB
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Have you ever wanted to fly like a bird or ski at top speed across snowy terrain? Can you imagine racing on skis across the countryside only to stop periodically to fire shots at targets at rapid-fire speed? In this book, you'll experience the excitementof Olympic ski jumping, cross country skiing, and biathlon. You'll learn amazing facts about the history of each sport, the training it takes to be a top athlete, and the high-tech equipment used by competitors.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction