Vert skateboarders cruise up and down ramps, launching into the air to perform dangerous tricks. Students will learn about the equipment, skill, and determination required to become a competitive vert skater.
Some people kickbox for exercise, while others kickbox against opponents to win competitions. It takes great skill and discipline to become an elite kickboxer. Students will learn about the basics of kickboxing, the equipment required to participate, and the training required to fight in the ring.
Kiteboarding is one of the fastest-growing extreme sports in the world. The excitement it offers brings new people to the sport every day. Readers will explore kite propulsion, kiteboarding equipment, and the many tricks that skilled kiteboarders perform while catching air.
Watch out for flying paint! This introduction to paintball covers the history of the sport, the many variations played today, and the proper safety equipment required to safely enjoy this thrilling game.
This introduction to rock climbing provides the excitement and thrills only outdone by hitting the cliffs! Students will learn about the different methods of climbing and how to use safety equipment to become a responsible rock climber.
Street skateboarders use railings, benches, and curbs to do tricks. Eager readers will explore the development of street style skateboarding from the 1950s to today. They will also learn about the equipment needed to safely skateboard and the competitions in which pros compete.
Ever wondered what it takes to ride a wave? Young readers will find out in this introduction to surfing. They will read about the history of surfing, the equipment used to ride waves, and the ways surfers compete against each other.