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Skydiving

Joanne Mattern

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943625

Jump into skydiving and examine the training and preparations in this risky sport.

Scuba Diving

Tom Greve

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943649

Explore scuba diving techniques, equipment and safety. Upclose photos capture the excitement of diving.

Stock Car Racing

Tom Greve

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1604723750

Stock car races are explained along with who started stock car racing, who can participate, and how much it costs.

Sprint Car Racing

Nicki Clausen-Grace

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723779

Explains sprint car racing and describes why some cars have wings. Readers learn how the cars are made, why they have wings, and how much they cost.

Rodeo Ropers

Lynn M. Stone

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723892

Rodeo roping and all of its dangers are explained in this book. Equipment and techniques, famous ropers, animals, records, venues, and championships are included.

Rodeo Bronc Riders

Lynn M. Stone (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604725162

The exciting sport of rodeo bronc riding is highlighted. Gives facts about equipment and techniques, famous riders, animals, records, venues, and championships.

Rodeo Barrel Racing

Lynn M. Stone (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781571033475

Rodeo barrel racing is described in this book. Readers learn about necessary equipment and techniques, famous riders, animals, records, venues, and championships.

Hot Air Ballooning

Kelli Hicks

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943588

Soar through clouds while flying ultralight airplanes. See upclose photos of these exciting planes.

Rock Climbing

Tom Greve

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943632

Scale steep walls while rock climbing. Examine safety equipment and preparations in this thrilling sport.

Riding Waverunners

Kelli Hicks

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943601

Excelerate through the waves on a wave runner and learn about potential dangers in this sport.

The Rodeo

Lynn M. Stone

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781615905959

Explains the history of the rodeo, important rodeo people, and different kinds of rodeos.

Hang Gliding and Paragliding

Kelli Hicks

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606943571

Explore the exciting sport of hang gliding and paragliding with close up pictures and examine necessary safety equipment.

Drag Racing

Nicki Clausen-Grace

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604728095

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.

STEM Jobs in Sports

Rick Raymos (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179324

Some of the most exciting careers are in STEM fields. A strong STEM education will allow you to research, test, and build new things. Learn about what role STEM plays in the sports industry. The sports engineers who design uniforms that keep players safe and protected from injury, also allowing them to move faster and improve their statistics, to improving the materials used to make the balls, bats, and other equipment used to play these sports. There are many different STEM careers in sports that are all highlighted, including what degrees it takes to obtain these jobs and what each of these people do. So, if you love sports, you may want to consider a career in one of these fields! This book will allow students to learn that cause and effect relationships are routinely identified, tested, and used to explain change.

Wrestling

Joanne Mattern

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604723991

This book about wrestling includes information on safety, equipment, technique, competitions, and famous wrestlers.

Formula One Racing

Tom Greve

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 160472370X

Formula One racing events are the focus of this book. Provides information about the history of the sport, characteristics of the vehicles, important events, and famous drivers.