Being a Pro Snowboarder by Cindy Kleh
  

Synopsis

Being a Pro Snowboarder by Cindy Kleh

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. The Radar series delivers streetwise, hot-topic reads for kids aged 9+. With bold, fresh design and topics that have bags of kid-appeal, Radar will encourage children to read - and keep reading!

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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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: From 9

Author

Cindy Kleh
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Publisher

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

Publication date

8th October 2015

ISBN

9780750294522


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