TITLE

Pedal for the Medal

PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Scholastic News -- Edition 3;5/5/2008, Vol. 64 Issue 23/24, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the Bicycle MotoCross (BMX), a race of bike riders on a dirt track, as part of the 2008 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing, China.
ACCESSION #
31889729

 

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