Pretty Good for a Girl: The Autobiography of a Snowboarding Pioneer, Basich, Tina & Gasperini, Kathleen

Pretty Good for a Girl: The Autobiography of a Snowboarding Pioneer

Authors: Basich, Tina & Gasperini, Kathleen
Genres: Autobiography
Topics: Community, Social Issues, Sports
Lexile: 1070
Publisher: HarperCollins e-books
BISAC/Subject: BIO016000
Grade: 9 - 12
ISBN: 9780062091994, Related ISBNs: 0062091999, 9780060532208, 9780062091994
Classification: Non-Fiction
Number of pages: 240
Synopsis:

When Tina Basich grabbed her rented snowboard and headed to the mountains in Lake Tahoe, snowboarding wasn't even considered a sport . . . yet. It was the beginning, and could have easily gone the way of many other sports and become dominated by male-driven competition.

But not with Tina on the scene . . .

Comments like "You're pretty good . . . for a girl" only pushed her harder to be the best and to prove she was more than just a token player on the slopes. Representing for women everywhere, she became a snowboarding all-star, started her own signature board and clothing lines for women, founded Boarding for Breast Cancer, and followed her heart, which led her on the adventure of a lifetime.

This is her story.

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