Pretty Good for a Girl: The Autobiography of a Snowboarding Pioneer
|Authors:||Basich, Tina & Gasperini, Kathleen|
|Topics:||Community, Social Issues, Sports|
|Grade:||9 - 12|
|ISBN:||9780062091994, Related ISBNs: 0062091999, 9780060532208, 9780062091994|
|Number of pages:||240|
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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