Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics

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.
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Road Cycling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,180. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
This is your complete guide to Road Cycling at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about road cycling, 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 Road Cycling in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympic Road cyclist!
Motivation and Inspiration from Olympians
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 11,500. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Never before, in the history of books about Olympians, has an author been able to weave stories of incredible and inspiring athletic performances into the pages of a book and then 'show' you the performances. Never before have you been able to 'meet the author' (via video) at the beginning of a book about Olympians. In Motivation and Inspiration from Olympians you can do both.
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Track Cycling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,970. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
This is your complete guide to Track Cycling at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about track cycling, 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 Track Cycling in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympic track cyclist!
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Water Polo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,530. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
This is your complete guide to Water Polo at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about water polo, who is on the American Olympic team and who to expect in the fight for the podium. This guide is your complete insider look at Water Polo in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympic Water Polo player!
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Taekwondo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
This is your complete guide to Taekwondo at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about taekwondo, who is on the American Olympic team and which athletes to expect on the podium. This guide is your complete insider look at Taekwondo in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympian!
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Canoe/Kayak Slalom
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,480. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
This is your complete guide to Canoe/Kayak Slalom at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about canoe/ayak slalom, 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 Slalom in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympic Canoe/kayak slalom athlete!
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!
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!
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Diving
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 3,830. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
This is your complete guide to Diving at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about diving, who is on the American Olympic team and which athletes to expect on the podium. This guide is your complete insider look at Diving in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympic diver!
On Edge
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,480. Language: American English. Published: May 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Backroom dealing, cocktail scheming, triple axels, and how top skaters get screwed.
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Mountain Cycling
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,810. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
This is your complete guide to Mountain Cycling at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about mountain cycling, 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 Mountain Cycling in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympic mountain cyclist!
Darts 101
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,760. Language: English. Published: February 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
DARTS 101 shares the most current information on the game of darts. The purpose of this book is to share the author’s experience and research in the USA’s darting communities. If you enjoy reading pointers to improve your game plus other dart information like the newest in components, training games, strategies, player profiles and the latest in tournament results, then this book is for you.
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.
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.
Olympic Lyon: The Untold Story of the Last Gold Medal for Golf
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,570. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Before Tiger Woods—and before Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Ben Hogan, and even Bobby Jones, there was the great Canadian George S. Lyon. This first account of Canada’s little-known golf legend, Olympic Lyon traces his incredible journey from small-town Ontario to the final match of the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis.
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!
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!
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)
Unofficial Olympic Guidebooks - Ice Hockey
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Nothing quite matches the excitement of the Winter Olympics! This book will be your guide to ice hockey. 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 teams on the podium when the Games are done! Bonus! How to become an Ice Hockey Olympian!