The Fall Line

The Fall Line

How American Ski Racers Conquered A Sport on the Edge

Book - 2015
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"Harnessing nature's most powerful forces, elite downhillers descend icy, rugged slopes at speeds cresting 90 miles per hour. For decades, American skiers struggled to match their European counterparts, and until this century the US Ski Team could not claim a lasting foothold on the roof of the Alps, where the sports legends are born. Then came a fledgling class of American racers that disrupted the Alpine racing world order. Led by Bode Miller and Lindsey Vonn, Julia Mancuso and Ted Ligety, this band of iconoclasts made a place for their country on some of the world's most prestigious race courses"--Dust jacket flap.
Published: New York, N.Y. :, W.W. Norton & Company,, [2015]
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780393244779
0393244776
Branch Call Number: 796.935 VIN
Characteristics: 384 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates :,illustrations ;,25 cm

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