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The Simple Guide To London Olympic Venues
Price: Free! Words: 6,480. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
A great guide to help you understand the venues that are going to be used during the London Olympics. We look at the Olympic Park which has the Stadium, Copper Box, Basketball Arena,Velodrome and others. We tell you about Earls Court the Excel arena and many other locations, such as Old Trafford and Weymouth. Providing you with information on how to get there, areas of interest around the area.
End Game: An Olympic Viewer's Guide to Curling
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 56,390. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports statistics
The essential guide for watching curling. From the basics and a brief history lesson to detailed explanation of strategy so you can watch from home as the ultimate couch skip. Includes diagrams, charts and over 30 analyzed situations to make you more prepared than the players on the ice. All lightly coated with the same humour found in the author's award winning articles for The Curling News.
Red Mittens & Red Ink: The Vancouver Olympics
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 84,350. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Public affairs
The Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympics were the Games of the Great Recession. A $6 billion-plus party that inspired a nation. But at what cost? This is more than a story of the thrill of victory and agony of defeat. It's about fear and greed, unity and division, celebration and anguish. It is red mittens and red ink.
Redefining ‘Realistic’: Shift Your Perspective, Seize Your Potential, Own Your Story
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 80,840. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation & inspiration, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
What did it take for Heather Moyse to become a three-time Olympian, two-time Olympic gold medallist, and the first Canadian woman, and only the second Canadian ever, to be inducted into the World Rugby Hall of Fame? She redefined ‘realistic’, seized her potential, and took charge of her own story. Now she wants to help others do the same.
Chariot of Knowledge: The Lost History of the Ancient Olympic Games
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,900. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016 by Sandra Rato. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
“Chariot of Knowledge” finally reveals the long-hidden story of the wider traditions that the Ancient Olympics were just one part of. Based on years of research into ancient sporting events and European mythology, it connects the famous games to a nigh-universal set of mystical beliefs that reach all the way back to the roots of Indo-European civilisation.
Outside the Rio Spotlight: American Triumphs You Didn't See at the 2016 Olympics
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 120,420. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
In the 2016 Olympics, 12 athletes—record-breakers, pioneers, and all-around thrilling competitors—were overlooked in the prime-time TV coverage. Outside the Rio Spotlight tells tales of courage and American excellence at its peak, with stories about those who contest in the lesser-known sports like judo, rowing, BMX, and fencing. These athletes did it for love of the sport alone. (120,000 words)
Dwight Howard: The Talented Yet Controversial Center
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,150. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013 by CATEK International. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Bill Nelson does a great job of chronicling the incredible career of the amazing NBA star Dwight Howard. Whether you consider Dwight defensively or offensively ... he is an All Star in every way.
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Rowing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,980. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Rowing
This is your complete guide to Rowing at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about rowing, who is on the American Olympic team and which athletes to expect on the podium. This guide is your complete insider look at Rowing in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympic rower!
Unofficial Olympic Guidebook - Biathlon
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,420. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
Nothing quite matches the excitement of the Winter Olympics! This book will be your guide to biathlon. Learn about the history of the sport and get a recap on all the drama from Vancouver before the Sochi Games begin. Find out how the format is changing in 2014 and who will likely be the athletes on the podium when the Games are done! Enjoy this book to better understand biathlon!
Fastest Man In the World: The Tony Volpentest Story
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 53,540. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2013 by Bettie Youngs Book Publishing Co.. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Tony Volpentest was born without hands and feet—a condition so rare it does not have a name. Doctors said he would never be able to walk without prosthetics or special accommodations; Tony proved them all wrong. In high school he took up the least likely sport for someone with­out feet—track. Through sheer will and perseverance he went from last place in every race to the pinnacle of his sport.
Origin Versus Talent
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 2,220. Language: American English. Published: February 2, 2019. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Track & field
Should a runner be awarded for crossing the finish line first, or for having been born in a certain region? Should runners have political boundaries, or should they see each other as an international community? Should runners from countries with other successful runners be disadvantaged in some races to “level” the playing field for the natives?
Unofficial Olympic Guidebooks - Ice Dancing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,960. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
Nothing quite matches the excitement of the Winter Olympics! This book will be your guide to ice dancing. Learn about the history of the sport and get a recap on all the drama from Vancouver before the Sochi Games begin. Find out how the format is changing in 2014 and who will likely be the athletes on the podium when the Games are done! Enjoy this book to better understand ice dancing!
The Olympic Games in Pictures London 2012 Olympic Park, East London 5 August [Part 2]
Series: Photo Albums, Book 19 · Budget Holidays Europe. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 340. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / park & recreation management
The Olympic Games in Pictures London 2012 Olympic Park, East London 5 August [Part 2] [The Olympic Park was later re-named “The Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park” to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II.]
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA BMX Cycling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,990. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
This is your complete guide to BMX Cycling at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about BMX, who is on the American Olympic team and which athletes to expect in the fight for the podium. This guide is your complete insider look BMX in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympian in BMX!
London 2012 Olympics - Building the Stratford Venues
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,800. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Track & field
General interest material about the design and development of the main sporting venues for the 2012 Olympics in Stratford, London. Giving an outline about how the site was prepared, how the individual venues were designed, and the actual development work to make the venues ready for competition in July 2012. Of particular interest to athletes and spectators who will actually visit the venues.
Találkozunk minden olimpiai évben
Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 13,930. Language: Hungarian. Published: November 17, 2014 by Publio Kiadó. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Egy okos angol (mert azért vannak buta angolok is) azt írta, meg kell nézni a könyvesboltokban, milyen könyvek fogynak a legjobban, és olyan témájú dolgokat szabad csak írni. Úgy találta, továbbra is a hitleres, golfos és macskás könyvek a legkeresettebbek. Meg is írta az „Aki Hitler macskáját golfozni tanította” c. könyvet. Jól fogyott, három polcon is.
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Canoe/Kayak Sprint
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,960. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Canoeing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
This is your complete guide to Canoe/Kayak Sprint at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about canoe/kayak sprint, who is on the American Olympic team and which athletes to expect in the fight for the podium. This guide is your complete insider look at Canoe/Kayak sprint in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympic Canoe/Kayak sprint athlete!
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Marathon and Race Walk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,450. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
This is your complete guide to Marathon and Race Walk at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about the marathon, who is on the American Olympic team and which athletes to expect in the fight for the podium. This guide is your complete insider look at the marathon and race walk events in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympic endurance athlete!
Wild Flower Meadows and The ArcelorMittal Orbit in Pictures [Part 2]
Series: Photo Albums, Book 21 · Budget Holidays Europe. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Wild Flower Meadows and The ArcelorMittal Orbit in Pictures, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, East London, Olympic Games, London 2012, 5 August. [Part 2] A collection of colour photographs [Parts 1 and 2] of the Wild Flower Meadows and the ArcelorMittal Orbit in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in East London, 5 August 2012.
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Soccer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,050. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
This is your complete guide to Soccer at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about soccer, who is on the American Olympic team and which teams to expect in the fight for the podium. This guide is your complete insider look at Soccer in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympic Soccer player!

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