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Author Olsen, Marilyn.

Title Women who risk : profiles of women in extreme sports / Marilyn Olsen.

Imprint New York, NY : Hatherleigh Press, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  796.0823 Ol8w 2003    ---  Available
Edition 1st pbk. ed.
Description 188 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Note "A Healthy Living Book"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [186]-188).
Contents Introduction -- Let the race come to you : Sarah Fisher, auto racer -- Never be afraid to try something new : Gretchen Hammarberg, wakeboarder -- The wind is your friend, the wind will make you strong : Heather Hedrick, triathlete -- It's not about getting to the top, it's about how you get there : Lynn Hill, rock climber -- Dream big and dare to fall : DeeDee Jonrowe, musher -- Snow, wind, and thin air : Kristen McKnight, mountaineer -- Go fast or go home : Kim McKnight, arctic man competitor -- Catching the perfect wave : Jodie Nelson, surfer -- Trying to fly : Erika Sanborn, skydiver -- Straight downhill over the rocks and the roots and the bumps : Lisa Sher, mountain biker -- Follow your own line : Lel Tone, heli-ski guide.
Subject Women athletes -- United States -- Biography.
Extreme sports.
ISBN 1578261244 (pbk.)

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