Describes drag racing and why it is only legal in a closed track. Provides information about the history of the sport, characteristics of the vehicles, important events, and famous drivers.
In the 1950s, Californians invented skateboarding so they could surf on land. Roller skate wheels were attached to flat boards. Young readers will learn all about the sport of skateboarding, from the equipment required to its evolution into an extreme sport. Blastoff! Series
The sport of volleyball requires aggressive intensity. The ball can travel at speeds up to 88 miles per hour! In this book, children will learn the basic rules of volleyball, the necessary equipment, and how to bump, set, spike, and dive their way to victory. Blastoff! Series
Explains the history of the rodeo, important rodeo people, and different kinds of rodeos.
Describes the exciting sport of BMX racing and its riders. Includes information on equipment, technique, and races.
Explore the exciting sport of hang gliding and paragliding with close up pictures and examine necessary safety equipment.
Enduro motorcycles are used in races where the rider needs to keep a steady pace through many checkpoints, often over very rough terrain. Students will find out how the construction and technology of an enduro motorcycle helps it complete these races.