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The Jump
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Price: Free! Words: 1,700. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2010. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Nila spends her 87th birthday doing what she loves; skydiving. It's her first time jumping solo... and the first time her chute and back-up fail...
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Fiction » Literature » Visionary & metaphysical
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
Adventures In The Air - 15 high-flying tales of airborne adventure to inspire your travelling spirit to soar
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Price: Free! Words: 29,620. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
When Ian Usher put his "life" up for sale on eBay in 2008, he had no idea where life's adventure was going to take him next. Asked many times in interviews, "What will you do once you have sold your life?", his usual glib response was, "Anything I like, really!" This book details a few of the amazing and unusual experiences found during two years of travel and adventure after the eBay auction.
A Life Sold - What ever happened to that guy who sold his whole life on eBay?
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 162,320. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Why would someone decide to put their whole life up for sale… on eBay? When Ian Usher decided that it was time to leave the past behind, that is exactly what he did. But the auction was only the start of the adventure. Ian set off on what could truly be described as the journey of a lifetime - an attempt to complete 100 lifetime goals in 100 weeks. A globe-trotting emotional rollercoaster ride!
What the Freak Did I Hit?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,690. Language: American English. Published: October 27, 2012 by Wandering Bard Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Tommy Fergerson intertwines the story of his life and what prepared him for the hard decisions that he would face after a tragic skydiving accident. His straightforward attitude and ability to laugh at his own situation brings out his unique humor and internal strength. “What the Freak Did I Hit?” tells of the people and the behind the scenes details that his helmet camera could not capture.
The Adventures of Lucky Mike - The Danger Zone (Book Two)
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 85,510. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
At fifteen, Lucky finds himself desperately alone, living in the subways of London! In a dramatic twist of fate he is conscripted into the navy as a diver, which has some breath-taking moments, like being attacked by a Great White shark! In a quest to overcome his fear of heights, he takes up skydiving and Base jumping, perhaps the worlds most dangerous and thrilling sports!
Attack of the Flying Squirrel People!
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Price: Free! Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Skydiving
An award winning, comedic essay on the insane sport of wingsuit flying. It explores the history of the sport, the direction it's moving in, and the questionable sanity of its participants.
SkyDie
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Price: Free! Words: 2,820. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
‘SkyDie’ is a disturbing short comedy and a parody of backpacker culture. The reader sees Liam, an average backpacker, witness his friends’ gruesome fall from grace thanks to a horrific skydiving accident. Fearing police intervention, and despite numerous setbacks along the way, Liam is nevertheless determined in his grand plan: to dispose of the bodies and to get home as soon as he can.