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Desert Marathon Training - Tips For Beginners, 2nd Edition by Dr Phil Harley
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,420. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
So you want to run an ultra-marathon? And why not? Like the Marathon des Sables (MdS)? What is it like to run marathons, every day, in the Sahara, for a week? There are sandy desert races all around the world to test your body mind and spirit. All in breathtaking scenery far away from the daily grind. This book is about how to go from zero to hero!
The Friend From Mexico: A True Story of Surviving an Intensive Care Unit by Apostolos Mavrothalassitis
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,690. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Near-death experiences, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
The author had a mid-air collision with a fellow competitor at 10,000 feet while participating in the 2009 World Paragliding Championships in Mexico, as a member of the Greek National Team. The book describes the author's near-death experience while in induced coma and the important events while in an intensive care unit and his repatriation to Greece.
The Great Mr. Olympians of Bodybuilding 1965-2013 by Tony Xhudo M.S., H.N.
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 66,970. Language: English. Published: September 7, 2013 by Dawn Xhudo. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Weightlifting, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
This book pays tribute to the great men of bodybuilding that have dedicated their life to becoming some of the greatest physical specimens of muscle the world has ever seen. Earning the prestigious title of Mr. Olympia, an international bodybuilding event stating that you are the best built physical human being on the face of the earth.
When Dreams and Fear Collide by Janice Warren
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 114,960. Language: English. Published: June 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This is the true firsthand account of the 1986 Sino-USA Upper Yangtze River Expedition, the only joint river rafting expedition approved by the highest authorities in China. But the death of a teammate, a so-called mutiny, and several all-Chinese rafting teams racing ahead of the expedition in an attempt to be first, turn a perfect trip into a voyage of drama, disaster and unexpected challenges.
The Night Climbers of Cambridge by Whipplesnaith
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,050. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013 by Oleander Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports, Nonfiction » History » Social history
The 1937 climbing black book - a cult classic bible for climbers, builderers, free-runners and parkouristes.
Learning to Fly Aeroplanes and Helicopters by Helen Krasner
Series: Collected Articles From Flight Training News 2006-2011, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,780. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Transportation » Aircraft, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
A collection of articles from flying instructor Helen Krasner's popular column in the publication "Flight Training News". Written at various times over the period 2006 - 2011, the articles in this book are aimed at those who are interested in learning to fly light aircraft, either fixed-wing or rotary, and those who are currently undertaking the Private Pilot's Licence course.