Even Olympians have to start somewhere. And in this charming illustrated book, Laurie Hernandez tells the story of Zoe, a little girl who dreams of flying--and becoming a gymnast.
Nadia Comaneci was a feisty and fearless little girl who went from climbing trees in the forests of Romania to swinging into history at the 1976 Olympic Games, where she received an unprecedented seven perfect scores in gymnastics.
Tilda is excited to show Binky and Harry what a great swimmer she is, with her splashy splashes and fishy flips. But when she realises she can't swim well, she thinks she will feel better if she teaches her friends something fun like cartwheeling!
The Wild Boars soccer team and their coach rode their bikes to explore local caves. They crawled through the narrow tunnels in the dark to reach the cave. When they turned to go home, heavy rains had flooded the tunnel. They were trapped.
Ashima Shiraishi draws on her experience as a world-class climber in this story that challenges readers to tackle the problems in their own lives and rise to greater heights than they would have ever thought possible.
A mysterious compass with a fifth direction transports a young girl to a mountain top high above sea level, where the air is thin and the conditions tough. Survival expert Bear Grylls is on hand to guide her safely down the mountain.
As a child, young Cassius Clay had his bike stolen. He wanted to fight whoever stole his bike, but a police officer told him to learn how to box. Cassius developed a strong hook and a stronger work ethic that made him the Heavyweight World Champion.
What is trampolining? This beginner’s guide outlines everything you need to know about the activity, including the equipment, safety techniques, skills and limits.
This is the story of one of the world's best gymnasts and her journey to greatness. She can jump, twist and somersault better than anyone else on Earth.
An adrenaline-fuelled guide to extreme sports for kids, including snowboarding, skydiving, BMXing, rock climbing and more. Discover star athletes such as Shaun White, Chloe Kim and Danny Way, each sport's development and a rundown of global hotspots.
The "short" jokes and comments are starting to really get to Todd. But now he and his friends are trapped in a cave after a flash flood and just maybe, Todd's smallness is the solution to a terrible dilemma.
Thirteen-year-old Pip finds a talent he never dreamed he had. He pursues his new passion in secret, but it can't stay secret forever. Somehow, Pip must find the courage to confront his father and claim the right to live his life on his own terms.
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