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The Winter Olmpics: An Insiders Guide to the Legends, Lore and Events of the Games Vancouver Edition Ron C. Judd

The Winter Olmpics: An Insiders Guide to the Legends, Lore and Events of the Games Vancouver Edition

Ron C. Judd

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ISBN : 9781594850639
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224 pages
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Combining the lore and magic of the Winter Games with profiles of the individual sports, author Ron Judd has created the ultimate insiders guide to complement the Olympic games in 2010.From alpine skiing and figure skating to luge and curling,MoreCombining the lore and magic of the Winter Games with profiles of the individual sports, author Ron Judd has created the ultimate insiders guide to complement the Olympic games in 2010.From alpine skiing and figure skating to luge and curling, Judd devotes a chapter to each competitive sport, examining its history, key competitors in past Olympics, the newest athlete contenders, how the sport is played and judged, and more. Anecdotes and fun facts about the Winter Olympics give the reader a true sense of being at the games. And for readers who want to hit the slopes or rinks of British Columbia, Judd includes a round-up on outfitters and access to the Olympic venues. The Winter Olympics also includes a chapter on the Paralympic Winter Games.