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Pretty Good for a Girl The Autobiography of a Snowboarding Pioneer

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ISBN-10: 0060532203

ISBN-13: 9780060532208

Edition: 2003

Authors: Tina Basich, Kathleen Gasperini

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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…    
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 9/30/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836

Tina Basich is an artist, musician, and professional snowboarder who was born and raised in Sacramento, California. When she's not following snowstorms and riding mountains around the world, she's hosting her own girls' action-sports TV show or organizing fund-raisers for her nonprofit foundation, Boarding for Breast Cancer. She lives in Northern California.

Introduction
Fairyland
Another option
Del campo high
First days
Snowboarder girl
Team rider
Girls on the scene
World traveler
Boarding for breast cancer
The birth of freeriding
Backside 720
Rockstar
Downtime
Alaska
Mainstream
Olympics
Girls rock
Glossary
Competition standings
Results
Ski resort info
Acknowledgments