This title introduces readers to the job of stunt performer. A short history of the profession is included, and readers will learn about the different types of "gags" such as precision driving, high falls, fire stunts, crashing through glass, and taking a punch. Equipment needed to do the job right and to stay safe is discussed, such as helmets, harnesses, protective jackets, gloves, boots, PortaPits, gel and Nomex suits. The education and training needed to become a stunt performer is examined, such as the International Stunt School and membership in the Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. Xtreme facts provide additional information on this exciting job. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. A&D Xtreme is an imprint of Abdo Publishing Company, a division of ABDO.
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