Top Jobs: Being a Pro Snowboarder by Cindy Kleh, Alice Harman
  

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Top Jobs: Being a Pro Snowboarder by Cindy Kleh, Alice Harman

Being filmed while jumping from a helicopter onto a mountainside covered in fresh powder snow is just one of the many amazing jobs pro snowboarders get paid to do. Find out about the many thrills of the profession, as well as its business side, which includes securing sponsorship, dealing with the media and financial management. In addition, this title passes on some knowledge of snowboarding lingo, what exactly is involved in performing a backflip in a half pipe and how Shaun White made it to the top of the pedestal.

About the Author

Cindy Kleh has ridden a snowboard for over 25 years while living at the top of the Colorado Rockies. She has held the U.S. National Overall Snowboarding Title since 2008, and is the 2011 GS, Slalom, Boardercross, Superpipe and Slopestyle National Champion for women 50-59. Kleh writes, photographs and edits for Grand County Living and Nordic Ski Colorado magazines. Her first published book, Snowboarding Skills '2002', is a full-color instructional snowboarding book.

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Format

Hardback
32 pages

Author

Cindy Kleh, Alice Harman
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Publisher

Wayland (Publishers) Ltd an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

14th June 2012

ISBN

9780750265980


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