Books tagged: world record

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Fatally Flawed - The Quest to be Deepest (2nd Edition)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,890. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Fatally Flawed is an inside look into the world of deep diving. This is the story of how Verna van Schaik become the deepest woman in one of the most extreme sports in the world, cave diving. Hers in an unusual career, she has dived with Nuno Gomes (deepest man in the world) and was a key part of Dave Shaws 280meter body recovery attempt.
Into The Deepest And Darkest
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 56,860. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
As a member of a team of expert deep/cave divers for more than 12 yrs, including the achievement of four Guinness Records for deep diving, the author is uniquely positioned to give an account of his experiences and adventures. This book is his personal account of the expeditions and the people he's been privileged, not only to dive with, but to call his friends. Safe Diving Everyone.
The Real Life of Amelia Earhart, The Feminine Flying Wizard
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » American
Amelia Earhart set a number of flying records in her outstanding career, but she wanted one more. She wanted to fly the circumference of the earth at the equator level. She and her navigator Fred Noonan were within seven thousand miles of finishing the 29,000 mile journey when they crash landed. Anthropologists have found remains on an isolated atoll in the Pacific.
Chasing a World Record
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Skydiving
Chasing a World Record is the story of an average skydiver who decides to become a world record holder, participating in Jump For The Cause 2002, a female world record attempt series & benefit for the City of Hope. Told through postings to an internet forum, the story follows the author from flat on her back after back surgery to world record holder. 25% of sales to be donated to cancer research.
Anasazi Runner: a novel of identity and speed
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 91,000. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Fiction » Literature » Sports
Sean, a gifted runner, inherited only one thing from his mother, a mysterious carved amulet with three haunting faces. He doesn’t understand why, but when he carries it, he runs faster and feels closer to his unknown ancestors. With the help of the amulet and his former high school running coach, he begins to train for an audacious attempt to make history.