Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics

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.
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!
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.
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 and 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.
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)
The Bronze Boys of 1932
Price: $4.97 USD. Words: 10,660. Language: American English. Published: December 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » History
This is the story of the 1932 US Men's Olympic Field Hockey team as they play for a gold medal for the first time in their history. The Olympic Games were held in Los Angeles, California, USA. The defending Olympic champions were the team from India, and when the US plays them one of them sets a record that wasn't broken until 2003.
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!
Unofficial Olympic Guidebooks - Snowboarding
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,750. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Nothing quite matches the excitement of the Winter Olympics! This book will be your guide to snowboarding. 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! Bonus! Learn how to become an Olympic Snowboarder!
Unofficial Olympic Guidebook - Skeleton
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
Nothing quite matches excitement of the Winter Olympics! This book will be your guide to skeleton. 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! BONUS: Learn how to get started in skeleton!
Unofficial Olympic Guidebook - Freestyle Skiing
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,110. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Nothing quite matches the excitement of the Winter Olympics! This book will be your guide to freestyle skiing. 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! BONUS: Info on how to become an Olympian!
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Track
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,940. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Track & field
This is your complete guide to Track at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about track, 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 in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympian! **NOTE: Track and Field are two separate books. This book is for TRACK ONLY.**
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Field
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,670. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Track & field
This is your complete guide to Field at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about field events, 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 Field in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympian! **NOTE: Track and Field are two separate books. This book is for FIELD EVENTS ONLY.
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Swimming
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,910. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
This is your complete guide to Swimming at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about swimming, who is on the American Olympic team and which athletes to expect on the podium. This guide is your complete insider look at Swimming in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympic swimmer!
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Marathon Swimming
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,260. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
This is your complete guide to Marathon Swimming at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about open water swimming, who is on the American Olympic team and which athletes to expect on the podium. This guide is your complete insider look at Marathon Swimming in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympic swimmer!
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Women's Artistic Gymnastics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,580. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Gymnastics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
This is your complete guide to Women's Artistic Gymnastics at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about artistic gymnastics, who is on the American Olympic team and which athletes to expect on the podium. This guide is your complete insider look at Women's Artistic Gymnastics in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympic gymnast!
Unofficial 2012 Olympic Guides: USA Men's Artistic Gymnastics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,700. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Gymnastics, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
This is your complete guide to Men's Artistic Gymnastics at the London Summer Olympics. Learn about artistic gymnastics, who is on the American Olympic team and which athletes to expect on the podium. This guide is your complete insider look at Men's Artistic Gymnastics in the 2012 London Olympics. Includes tips on how to become an Olympic gymnast!