Get your adrenaline pumping with this guide to extreme sports! Discover awesome facts, stats and rules of snowboarding, skydiving, BMX, rock climbing and more. You'll also meet star athletes in every sport, learn a list of essential slang, see a timeline of each sport's development, and get a rundown of global hot spots--all illustrated with cool street-art graphics and epic photography!
Find out what a "brain bucket" is, meet the greats, like snowboarder Chloe Kim and skateboarder Danny Way, and learn how they got so good at what they do, see timelines of each sport's history and find out the best mountains to climb, waves to surf, and skate-parks to shred in Lonely Planet Kids' World of Adventure Sports.
- Rock Climbing
- Scuba Diving
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About Lonely Planet Kids: Lonely Planet Kids - an imprint of the world's leading travel authority Lonely Planet - published its first book in 2011. Over the past 45 years, Lonely Planet has grown a dedicated global community of travelers, many of whom are now sharing a passion for exploration with their children. Lonely Planet Kids educates and encourages young readers at home and in school to learn about the world with engaging books on culture, sociology, geography, nature, history, space and more. We want to inspire the next generation of global citizens and help kids and their parents to approach life in a way that makes every day an adventure. Come explore!
Emma Carlson Berne writes juvenile, middle grade and YA fiction and non-fiction for both educational and trade publishers. She has worked on projects with Disney/Lucasfilm Press, American Girl Publishing, Simon & Schuster, Scholastic, Sterling Publishing, Capstone, Rosen, and Alloy Entertainment, among others. Emma lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, where she is the writer-in-residence for the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.