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Sochi Olympics Prayer Guide
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,580. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Prayerbooks / General
The Sochi Olympics has severe threats of terrorism looming over the games and venues. Open war is happening all around the area. In one heartbeat, thousands of lives could be affected. We need to cover the people and places with continual and fervent prayers. This prayer guide addresses the physical and spiritual issues of the area and of the Olympic Games. It is unique in style and approach.
End Game: An Olympic Viewer's Guide to Curling
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 56,390. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
The essential guide for watching curling. From the basics and a brief history lesson to detailed explanation of strategy so you can watch from home as the ultimate couch skip. Includes diagrams, charts and over 30 analyzed situations to make you more prepared than the players on the ice. All lightly coated with the same humour found in the author's award winning articles for The Curling News.
Fastest Man In the World: The Tony Volpentest Story
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,540. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishers. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Tony Volpentest was born without hands and feet—a condition so rare it does not have a name. Doctors said he would never be able to walk without prosthetics or special accommodations; Tony proved them all wrong. In high school he took up the least likely sport for someone with­out feet—track. Through sheer will and perseverance he went from last place in every race to the pinnacle of his sport.
On Edge
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,480. Language: American English. Published: May 30, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Backroom dealing, cocktail scheming, triple axels, and how top skaters get screwed.
Beach Volleyball- Secret Of The Pros
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,340. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Volleyball
Former Professional Beach Volleyball Player tells all. From beginner to professional players, this book will bring your physical and mental game up thousands of notches. The basics, strategies, game plans, and other secrets of the game of Beach Volleyball. Practiced or played with Karch, Stoklos, Adam Johnson and others . Great read and tons of information to succeed. Perfect for sand volleyball.
Red Mittens & Red Ink: The Vancouver Olympics
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 84,370. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
The Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics were the Games of the Great Recession. A $6 billion-plus party that inspired a nation. But at what cost? This is more than a story of the thrill of victory and agony of defeat. It's about fear and greed, unity and division, celebration and anguish. It is red mittens and red ink.
Lido for Time
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Rowing
If you liked 'Assault on Lake Casitas', you might be interested in 'Lido for Time'. In Lido I wrote up the entries from my 1983-84 training journal. Then I opened a bottle of Sierra Nevada Pale Ale and wrote up the reasons behind certain workouts, what was going on that day, who I was feuding with at the moment, that sort of thing. Lots of fun stuff contained withing AND a top notch waffle recipe.