Extreme sports are extremely cool! Come explore the world of extreme sports enthusiasts and how they make their free-falling fantasies a reality. The only requirements are training-and courage! Developed by Timothy Rasinski and featuring TIME content, this nonfiction book includes essential text features like an index, captions, glossary, and table of contents. The intriguing sidebars, fascinating images, and detailed Reader's Guide prompt students to connect back to the text and encourage multiple readings. The Think Link and Dig Deeper sections develop students' higher-order thinking skills. The Check It Out! section includes suggested books, videos, and websites for further reading. Aligned with state standards, this title features complex and rigorous content appropriate for students preparing for college and career readiness.