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8,000 Miles Across Alaska: A Runner's Journeys on the Iditarod Trail
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 84,840. Language: English. Published: August 18, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
Lawyer and talented ultrarunner Tim Hewitt has achieved something entirely unique in the modern era: Eight thousand-mile treks across Alaska on the Iditarod Trail. This biography chronicles his adventures: the harrowing weather conditions, breathtaking scenery, fierce competition, kindness of strangers, humorous misadventures, humbling setbacks, battles for survival, and heroic victories.
What I'd Teach Your Horse
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Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 8. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,350. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
If you broke your horse to saddle and rode it for the first time today, this book is where you'd start tomorrow. Likewise, if you have an older horse that needs re-training, you'd start here. This book is a roadmap to building the foundation every horse needs, regardless of age, breed or background, regardless the type of riding for which it will eventually be used.
Running Technique
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Series: Running Technique Tips. Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 63,990. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
(5.00 from 11 reviews)
A practical guide for distance runners to learn and train for the fundamentals of good running technique. Recognize problems with running form that cause injury, or frustrate achievement of your goals. A complete framework of coordination training, mental cues and a training philosophy to improve running technique. Foreword by Philo Saunders PhD, Senior Physiologist, Australian Institute of Sport.
Mordred’s Victory & Other Martial Mutterings
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 67,410. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2014 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Here for the first time are some of Jamie Clubb’s best martial arts articles. Throughout this book, you can see the various thinking processes Jamie underwent to create the best-selling and critically acclaimed Cross Training in the Martial Arts DVDs and his unique approach to self-protection and cross-training: Clubb Chimera.
História dos Campeonatos de Futebol em Portugal, 1980 a 1986
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Price: $2.60 USD. Words: 87,430. Language: Portuguese. Published: October 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
A mais completa obra sobre o futebol português em números. Este livro diz respeito ao período dos campeonatos de futebol, de 1980 a 1986, em que engloba todos os acontecimentos, histórias, finais, resultados e classificações das Ligas, Campeonatos Nacionais de 1ª, 2ª, 3ª e Taças de Portugal 
Longer I Run - 100 Days Across America
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 71,620. Language: English. Published: October 22, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
The physical fortitude to run 40 miles is in itself a laudatory feat. Repeating that performance 100 consecutive times, from one coast of the country to the other, is a spectacle. Doing it all as a recovering alcoholic fighting a debilitating intestinal disease would be impossible without one vital component—courage. Follow Steve Knowlton on a 3,717-mile run to redemption.
História dos Campeonatos de Futebol em Portugal, 1974 a 1980
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Price: $2.60 USD. Words: 73,030. Language: Portuguese. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
A mais completa obra sobre o futebol português em números. Este livro diz respeito ao período dos campeonatos de futebol, de 1974 a 1980, em que engloba todos os acontecimentos, histórias, finais, resultados e classificações das 1ª, 2ª e 3ª divisões, e Taças de Portugal 
Arctic Glass: Six Years of Adventure Stories from Alaska and Beyond
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 113,510. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
"Arctic Glass: Six Years of Adventure Stories from Alaska and Beyond" is an anthology of thirty-three adventure stories spanning more than six years and places ranging from the frozen Alaska wilderness to the Himalayas of Nepal. Endurance racing, cycling, and self-actualization amid stunning outdoor landscapes are common themes in these compelling vignettes about "The Adventure of Life."
Crow Hopper's Big Guide to Buck Stopping
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Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 10. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Is your horse a powder keg? "Crow Hopper's Big Guide to Buck Stopping" is your guide to ending one very dangerous habit: Bucking. Learn ground work and riding exercises designed to re-train your horse's brain plus immediate fixes for horses that buck into the canter, freeze up, balk at obstacles and your own fear. Make riding fun again!
Kelong Kings: Confessions of the world's most prolific match-fixer
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 146,310. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2014 by Invisible Dog Srl. Category: Nonfiction » True Crime » Organized crime
Wilson Raj Perumal has been labeled the world's most prolific match-fixer in football's recent history. Born a village boy in rural Singapore in the mid-60's, Wilson climbed the heights of international match-fixing across five continents, becoming FIFA's most wanted man. Kelong Kings is the ultimate tale about gambling, soccer and fixing, told in the words of the man who made it all happen.
Bobbing to the Baltic
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of my cruise from Edinburgh to the Russian border aboard my 27ft yacht ‘Zophiel’. In 2012 we left the Forth to cross the North Sea. Though we had intended to go to Denmark, wimpiness and poor navigation took us to Holland instead. I sailed to the Baltic, cruising the islands of Sweden and Finland as far as Russia. I returned, via Estonia and the east of Sweden, to Holland.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
(4.43 from 7 reviews)
This is an inspiring and often harrowing account of Jill Homer's record-breaking, 2,740-mile mountain bike ride from Canada to Mexico along the Great Divide. The book follows the thrilling adventure, grueling physical challenges, and emotional turmoil of an ordinary person trying to do something extraordinary.
Training on Empty
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 65,030. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders
(5.00 from 1 review)
An engaging and honest autobiography of a former elite runner who nearly perished from anorexia, one that also explores the biopsychosocial and sociological aspects of this pervasive, malignant, but ultimately surmountable disease. Brittin's comprehensive account of her tribulations combined with her background in psychology makes this a unique must-read for athletes & health professionals alike.
Safe at Home: A Season in the Valley
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 89,640. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
(4.00 from 1 review)
Safe at Home: A Season in the Valley tells the story of the 2009 New Market Rebels and the townspeople who house them, feed them, and root for them; welcome them into their homes in June and send them back to their schools in August. In the process, both players and fans become part of something greater than themselves, even if it is just a baseball team in a little town in the Shenandoah Valley.
História dos Campeonatos de Futebol em Portugal, 1960 a 1969
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 50,480. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
A mais completa obra sobre o futebol português em números.Este livro diz respeito ao período dos campeonatos de futebol, de 1960 a 1969, em que engloba todos os acontecimentos, histórias, finais, resultados e classificações das Ligas, Campeonatos Nacionais, Regional e Taças de Portugal 
The Aging Athlete - Inspirational Interviews With Some of the Fittest Survivors of Elite Athleticism
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 83,600. Language: American English. Published: March 31, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
(5.00 from 1 review)
"The concept is provocative. It is somehow counterintuitive to think of great athletes becoming unfit in old age. The recent suit brought against the NFL by former players indicates the fitness and health can erode all too quickly. The aging pursuers of fitness featured in 'The Aging Athlete' are the exceptions. We can learn from their own stories of perseverance." Tom Jones, Author, 40plussports
Death of a Football Club. The Story of Cork City FC: Season 2008
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 51,250. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
A depiction of a professional soccer club in crisis situated in one of Europe's less prestigious soccer leagues. Written by a professional player of the club, this book offers unique insights into the culture and difficulties of playing soccer in the League of Ireland. Cork City FC was subsequently rescued and will play in Europe in 2015. Neal Horgan is a regular contributor to the Irish Examiner
The End of Martial Arts
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 54,430. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Here is a book that will challenge your knowledge and make your defence skills more complete when fighting off multiple attackers. The question is, are you ready?
Enhancing Performance: Mental Training for Coaches, Athletes, and Parents
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 63,300. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology
This book describes the methods and mental skills necessary for optimal performance in individual and team sports. Forty brief chapters representing such topics as attention and concentration, goal-setting, imagery, mental preparation, and mental toughness are covered. The book will be of interest to coaches, college and club level athletes, high school players, and athletes' parents
Peak Fulfillment - Colorado's 54 Highest Peaks in One Fine Summer
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 60,950. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
From wildflower-studded valleys to treacherous talus, husband and wife team Phil and Suzanne Brink keep climbing to reach the top of every fourteen-thousand feet tall peak in Colorado. With 54 "Fourteeners" scattered around the state, they have to move fast to reach the summit of # 54 before the snow flies!