Download Historical Dictionary of Skiing (Historical Dictionaries of by E. John B. Allen PDF

By E. John B. Allen

Skiing is without doubt one of the oldest modes of transportation identified, predating the wheel with dated artifacts to turn out its pedigree. snowboarding for recreation, although, didn't turn into universal until eventually approximately one hundred fifty years in the past. the 1st wintry weather Olympic video games, held in Chamonix, France in 1924, have been the 1st to introduce snowboarding as a contest. occasions have been held in either ski leaping and cross-country snowboarding. With advances in know-how and elevated relaxation time, the recognition of snowboarding as a recreation has risen exponentially because it used to be first introduced.

The Historical Dictionary of Skiing relates the historical past of the game via a accomplished alphabetical dictionary with targeted, cross-referenced entries on key figures, locations, competitions, and governing our bodies in the activity. writer E. John B. Allen introduces the reader to the background of snowboarding via an in depth chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes and an intensive bibliography. This booklet is a superb entry element for researchers, scholars, and a person attracted to the background of skiing.

Show description

Read or Download Historical Dictionary of Skiing (Historical Dictionaries of Sports) PDF

Similar sports reference books

Scottish Highland Games in America, The

"This is a piece of significant worth to all who search wisdom of Scottish-American occasions, and who desire to comprehend what without doubt has to be some of the most fascinating, colourful, and obvious ethnic occurrences within the U. S. "-W. R. McLeodvice-chairman, Dunvegan FoundationClan McLeod"The author's enthusiasm for the Scottish Highland video games, and certainly her services, are mirrored during this long-awaited paintings.

Bewegung, Spiel und Sport im Anfangsunterricht (German Edition)

Examensarbeit aus dem Jahr 2010 im Fachbereich game - Sportpädagogik, Didaktik, observe: 1,5, Pädagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg, Sprache: Deutsch, summary: Einleitung Hinsichtlich der Literatur des Anfangsunterrichts sind überaus viele Beiträge für die Hauptfächer Mathematik und Deutsch auffindbar.

Periodization Training for Sports-3rd Edition

Activity conditioning has complicated vastly because the period whilst a “no soreness, no achieve” philosophy guided the educational regimens of athletes. Dr. Tudor Bompa pioneered almost all these breakthroughs, proving some time past that it isn't basically how a lot and the way challenging an athlete works but in addition while and what paintings is finished that confirm an athlete's conditioning point.

Standard Catalog of Winchester Firearms

In view that 1866 Winchester has been the main iconic and recognizable firearms identify in American background. Winchester rifles and shotguns were used and adored through generations of yank hunters, sportsmen, and infantrymen. during this all-new, thoroughly up to date and extended 3rd variation of the normal Catalog of Winchester Firearms, writer Joseph M.

Extra info for Historical Dictionary of Skiing (Historical Dictionaries of Sports)

Sample text

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.42 of 5 – based on 47 votes