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Skating for cross-country skiers

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Published by Leisure Press in Champaign, IL .
Written in English


  • Cross-country skiing -- Skating.

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Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementAudun Endestad and John Teaford.
ContributionsTeaford, John, 1961-
LC ClassificationsGV855.5.T73 E53 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 148 p. :
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2727418M
ISBN 100880112824
LC Control Number86021298

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