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Olympic bobsledding

by Ice Skating Institute of America.

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  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Childrens Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bobsledding -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Tobogganing -- History -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Olympics -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Bobsledding.,
  • Tobogganing.,
  • Winter Olympics.

  • About the Edition

    Describes the origins, equipment, techniques, and events of Olympic bobsledding and tobogganing with emphasis on the achievements of several Olympic champions.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby the staff of the Ice Skating Institute of America, in cooperation with the United States Olympic Committee.
    ContributionsUnited States Olympic Committee.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV856 .I24 1979
    The Physical Object
    Pagination47 p. :
    Number of Pages47
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4414992M
    ISBN 10051602552X
    LC Control Number79018842

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