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ISBN: 0750203013 / ISBN-13: 9780750203012



A history of the events that make up the skiing portion of the Winter Olympic Games since they began in 1924, highlighting great athletes and moments.

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  • Skiing (Hodder Wayland) – Hardcover (1991)
    by Kate Haycock

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    Hardcover, Hodder Wayland
    New edition. New edition.
    48 pages

    ISBN: 0750203013
    ISBN-13: 9780750203012

    All the hopes of a Frenchman, Baron Pierre de Coubertin, were realized in 1896, when the first modern Olympic Games were held in Athens. He had dreamt of an international sporting festival where the world's supreme athletes could compete against each other for the title of Olympic champion. Although the Games have continued as the most prestigious sporting championship for amateur athletes, de Coubertin's Olympic ideal has been constantly challenged. For many athletes, taking part is not enough and winning is everything. ... Show more

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