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Sports The Complete Visual Reference

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ISBN-10: 1552095401

ISBN-13: 9781552095409

Edition: 2000

Authors: Francois Fortin

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An overview of the sports world documents the history, equipment, rules, and strategies for more than one hundred fifty sports, including track and field, swimming, archery, skiing, martial arts, roller hockey, and bodybuilding.
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Book details

List price: $39.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Firefly Books, Limited
Publication date: 9/6/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 380
Size: 8.75" wide x 11.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 3.586
Language: English

Francois Fortin heads the editorial group that created the Firefly Visual Dictionary. Creating Sports spanned five years by a creative team of 40 editors, writers and illustrators.

Introduction
Track and Field
Introduction
100 Meters
200 Meters
400 Meters
Relays: 4 x 100 and 4 x 400 Meter
100 and 110 Meter Hurdles
400 Meter Hurdles
800 Meter and 1,500 Meter
3,000 Meter steeplechase
Race Walking
5,000 Meter and 10,000 Meter
Cross-Country
Marathon
Javelin
Discus
Hammer
Shot put
High jump
Pole Vault
Long Jump
Triple Jump
Heptathlon and Decathlon
Cycling
Road racing
Track racing
BMX
Mountain Biking
Gymnastics
Artistic gymnastics
Rhythmic gymnastics
Competitive Aerobics
Trampoline
Strength Sports
Weightlifting
Power lifting
Aquatic Sports
Swimming
Synchronized Swimming
Water Polo
Apnea Freediving
Diving
Nautical Sports
Rowing
Canoe-kayak: Flatwater Racing
Canoe-kayak: Whitewater
Sailing
Sailboarding
Ocean Surfing
Water Skiing
Equestrian Sports
Introduction
Dressage
Jumping
Combined Eventin
Racing Turf
Harness Racing: Trot and Pace
Polo
Precision and Accuracy Sports
Shooting
Archery
Billiards
Lawn Bowling
Petanque
Bowling
Curling
Golf
Multi-Discipline Sports
Triathlon
Modern Pentathlon
Orienteering
Ice Sports
Ice hockey
Bandy
Bobsledding
Skeleton
Luge
Figure Skating
Ice Dancing
Speed skating
Snow Sports
Alpine Skiing
Freestyle Skiing
Speed Skiing
Ski jumping
Cross country Skiing
Snowboarding
Biathlon
Nordic Combined
Mountain Sports
Rock Climbing
Aerial Sports
Parachuting
Ball Sports (Small Ball)
Baseball
Softball
Lacrosse
Cricket
Field hockey
Pelota Vasca (Basque Ball)
Handball
Ball Sports (Large Ball)
Soccer
Rugby
Australian Rules Football
American and Canadian Football
Basketball
Netball
Volleyball
Beach Volleyball
Handball (Team)
Racket Sports
Tennis
Racquetball
Table Tennis
Badminton
Squash
Combat Sports
Karate
Jujitsu
Judo
Aikido
Kendo
Sumo Wrestling
Kung Fu
Tae Kwan Do
Boxing
Kickboxing and Full Contact
Fencing
Greco-Roman and Freestyle Wrestling
Sports on Wheels
Skateboarding
Roller hockey
In-line skating
Motor Sports
Introduction
Formula 1
Formula Indy (CART Series)
Formula 3000
Drag Racing
Rallying
Off-road Rallying
Motorcycling
Snowmobiling
Powerboat Racing
Sports of Aestheticism
Bodybuilding
Index