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Thrill seekers : 15 remarkable women in extreme sports / Ann McCallum Staats.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Milford Public Library.
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Milford Public Library 796.046 M (Text to phone) 34013150232612 Young Adult New Material Available -

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 209-214).
Formatted Contents Note:
Maximum sky. Roberta Mancino : fly like a superhero ; Faith Dickey : walk a thin line ; Melanie Curtis : free fall freedom -- Extreme ocean. Bethany Hamilton : able and awesome ; Jill Heinerth : into the deep unknown ; Ann Marie Stephens : weightless and free -- Radical rides. Sneha Sharma : behind the wheel ; Elladee Brown : stoked and dialed ; Lizzie Armanto : skateboard wonder -- Epic ice and snow. Kristin Knight Pace : it's all about the dogs ; Julia Marino : the art of snowboarding ; Angela Hawse : Alpine adventurer -- Adrenaline Earth. Sara Mudallal : vault, leap, tumble ; Brittany Leavitt : teacher turned climber ; Courtney Dauwalter : up and running.
Summary, etc.:
"What is the allure of the extreme? Who are the women who seek out and excel at sports outside the conventional, such as cave diving, wingsuit flying, or Formula 1 racing? This collection of female adventure dynamos is as fascinating as it is empowering. Thrill Seekers introduces readers to a diverse and fascinating selection of women whose determination, grit, and courage have propelled each of them into a life far from the sidelines. Each chapter introduces readers to modern role models and leaders, change-makers who opt into a life of risk--but one of astonishing rewards. Their stories inspire young people to approach life with the same bold resolve." -- Amazon.com.
Subject: Extreme sports > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women athletes > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women adventurers > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Extreme sports > Biography.
Women athletes > Biography.
Women adventurers > Biography.
Genre: Young adult nonfiction.
Biographies.

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