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Be a winner in skiing

Charles Ira Coombs

Be a winner in skiing

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Published by Morrow in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Skis and skiing -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Skis and skiing.

  • About the Edition

    An introduction to the history, equipment, and skills of skiing.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementCharles Coombs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV854 .C593
    The Physical Object
    Pagination127 p. :
    Number of Pages127
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4536606M
    ISBN 100688221319, 0688321313
    LC Control Number77002621

    “Contemplate the earliest origins of skiing and free riding, and the potentially dystopian future of skiing. There’s one place where all three uneasily co-exist. In this stylized meditative essay, a skier’s first person narrative explores the state of his sport in the world’s most populous country.


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