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The Fifteenth Attempt
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,150. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
On the African continent, the question of who reigns supreme in soccer is settled every two years at the Africa Cup of Nations tournament. Please tag along as this book traces the history path undertaken by the current African champions, Zambia from 1974 to 2012. Enjoy the commentary, the drama, the tears, the betrayals, the controversies, the goals and the inside outlook of Zambia's success story
Texas Longhorns IQ: The Ultimate Test of True Fandom
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Series: THE ULTIMATE TEST OF TRUE FANDOM, Book 15. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,600. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Test your skills. Wrack your brain. It’s the ultimate Texas Longhorns IQ test.
Secrets Of Military Fitness: 21 Techniques The Military Uses, That Can Get You Ship Shape
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,940. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
I created this guide to inform the masses on the techniques the military uses, with bodyweight workouts, that bring results. This guide is not another book about bodyweight exercises. I'm not going to show you how to do pull-ups and push-ups. What I am going to show you is how to work the exercises, using these techniques. This way you can develop strength and endurance on the exercises you choose
Seven Great Golf Tips
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Price: Free! Words: 7,220. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Seven Great Golf Tips is a compilation of effective golf tips that will help you to improve your game of golf immediately. You'll learn things like "How to Take Your Game From the Range to the Course", "The Three Golden Keys to Shoot Lower Scores Today" or "Effective Things to Do With Little Time" and much more.
Boston Red Sox IQ: The Ultimate Test of True Fandom (Volume II, Curse in the Rearview Mirror)
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Series: THE ULTIMATE TEST OF TRUE FANDOM, Book 12. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 18,130. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Curse in the Rearview Mirror will challenge and entertain even the most hardcore Red Sox fans with trivia and stories from every era of franchise history.
Thieves, Liars and Mountaineers: On the 8000 metre peak circus in Pakistan's Karakoram mountains
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,210. Language: British English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
This is the tale of Mark Horrell's not-so-nearly ascent of Gasherbrum in Pakistan; of how one man's boredom and frustration is conquered by a gutsy combination of exhaustion, cowardice, and sheer mountaineering incompetence. But that's enough about his attempt; there were some talented climbers on the mountain as well, and this story is also about them.
The 2012 Texas Rangers: A Shutdown Ending
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,260. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
The writers from shutdowninning.com have collaborated to provide a complete recap of the 2012 Texas Rangers season. From Spring Training to the Wild Card Playoff game, the early season highs to the late season lows, every important moment is highlighted in this one-of-a-kind production. As George Santayana said, "Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it."
Milwaukee Brewers IQ: The Ultimate Test of True Fandom
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Series: THE ULTIMATE TEST OF TRUE FANDOM, Book 9. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,010. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
Test your skills. Wrack your brain. It's the ultimate Milwaukee Brewers IQ test.
Survival Guide for Beginners
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Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
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Super storm Sandy ripped up the eastern seaboard of the United States, leaving death and destruction in its path. While everyone knew the storm's path, and when it would strike, people and the community as a whole were caught off guard by the devastation. Super storm sandy provides an example of why preparing for the worst-case scenario is the prudent path to take.
The Ascent of Manaslu: Climbing the world's eighth highest mountain
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 14. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 37,150. Language: British English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Mark Horrell sets out to climb Manaslu with regular climbing partners Mark and Ian in Autumn 2011. A more luckless trio of wannabe mountaineers would be hard to find. Between them they had made no fewer than eight attempts to climb an 8000 metre peak without success. Would it be any different this time? This is the story of their expedition.
Kentucky Derby IQ: The Ultimate Test of True Fandom
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Series: THE ULTIMATE TEST OF TRUE FANDOM, Book 24. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 14,510. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Test your skills. Wrack your brain. It’s the ultimate Kentucky Derby IQ test.
Off-Season Road Bike Skills Refresher
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,220. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
During the fall and winter seasons, many cyclists taper their training to a maintenance level. These lower-intensity rides provide a great opportunity to incorporate drills to improve bike-handling skills. This article presents techniques and drills you can incorporate during training rides and focused practice to improve road bike handling skills.
Volcanic Activity: Climbing Mexico's volcanoes
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 6. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,250. Language: British English. Published: December 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Many people don't know that it's possible to go mountaineering in Mexico, on a chain of volcanoes dotting the central plateau for 100km from Mexico City to Orizaba. The mountains are few and far between, with a great sense of space at the summit, and views to the far horizon. This is the story of Mark Horrell's journey in Mexico's Cordillera Neovolcanica.
In the Footsteps of Whymper: Climbing Ecuador's volcanoes
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,460. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
This is the story of Mark Horrell's journey in the highlands of Ecuador following in the footsteps of the Victorian mountaineer Edward Whymper, who is best-known for making the very first ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865. In 1879 he made first ascents of nearly all of Ecuador's highest mountains, and Mark was determined to find out more by climbing some of them himself.
"Double Duty" Radcliffe--36 Years of PItching & Catching in the Negro Leagues
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 77,210. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
"Double Duty" Radcliffe is the biography of one of the most unique baseball stars in history. Nicknamed "Double Duty" because he was an all-star pitcher and catcher, Radcliffe played from 1919-1954 in the Negro Leagues with and against the best white and black players in the world. Radcliffe's own words are intertwined with background information and interviews with more than 30 ex-teammates.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: Baltimore Orioles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Test your knowledge with these hardball questions about your favorite team—all the sluggers, hurlers, and greatest moments in Baltimore Orioles history … 51 questions to challenge the diehard Orioles fan.
The True Peruvian Route: An ascent of Aconcagua, South America's highest mountain
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,920. Language: British English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Mark Horrell was privileged to climb Aconcagua with a man who had climbed the mountain more times than any other, and who had discovered one of its main routes. It soon became clear that you don't get a record like that unless you really care about getting to the top every time you set foot on the mountain. This is the story of their climb.
Climbing Colorado's Fourteeners
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
This is a collection of stories documenting ascents of 14,000 foot Mountains in Colorado during the 1960s and 1970s.
The Complete Guide to Triathlon Swimming
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,960. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Triathalon
Inside this complete guide, top triathlon swim coach Kevin Koskella shows you how to automatically accomplish more by employing the proper swimming methods and techniques. The book dispels the myths about swimming that may be holding you hostage. You'll swim with much more ease and retain the energy needed for the other two legs of the race- and to have a faster, more enjoyable triathlon.
In the Footsteps of Mallory: A journey to the North Col of Everest
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,090. Language: British English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Mark Horrell wanted to see Everest from its Tibetan base camp, one of the most famous mountain views in the world, but he also wanted to climb a little higher up the mountain and have a sense of what it might have been like for George Mallory, the first explorer to climb it. This is the story of his expedition to over 7000m on the North Col of Everest.