From the laws of physics on a skateboard to the effects of weather on a ball, this series explores the science behind these amazing sports. Explore core science concepts in an engaging, high-interest format, with step-by-step guides to teach readers how to perform key moves in each sport; as well as providing fascinating facts and achievements.
Emily Sohn is a freelance journalist in Minneapolis, who covers mostly health, science, environment and adventure for both kids and grown-ups. Among other publications, her work has appeared in U.S. News & World Report, the Los Angeles Times, Smithsonian, Backpacker and Science News for Kids, and she is a contributing writer for Discovery News. Assignments have taken Emily to exotic locations around the globe, including Cuba, Fiji and the Peruvian Amazon.