Pretty Good for a Girl The Autobiography of a Snowboarding Pioneer

ISBN-10: 0060532203
ISBN-13: 9780060532208
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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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.


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Binding: Paperback Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Number of pages: 256 Dimensions: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.63" tall Weight: 0.770 lbs. Language: English