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Red Mittens & Red Ink: The Vancouver Olympics by Bob Mackin, Jr
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 84,350. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics, Nonfiction » Politics and 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.
Beach Volleyball- Secret Of The Pros by Doug Mauro
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 20,340. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Volleyball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Former Professional Beach Volleyball Player tells all. From beginner to professional players, this book will bring your physical and mental game up thousands of notches. The basics, strategies, game plans, and other secrets of the game of Beach Volleyball. Practiced or played with Karch, Stoklos, Adam Johnson and others . Great read and tons of information to succeed. Perfect for sand volleyball.
Sochi Olympics Prayer Guide by Patty Thomas
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 58,580. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Prayerbooks / General, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
The Sochi Olympics has severe threats of terrorism looming over the games and venues. Open war is happening all around the area. In one heartbeat, thousands of lives could be affected. We need to cover the people and places with continual and fervent prayers. This prayer guide addresses the physical and spiritual issues of the area and of the Olympic Games. It is unique in style and approach.
Lido for Time by Brad Alan Lewis
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 27,140. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Rowing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
If you liked 'Assault on Lake Casitas', you might be interested in 'Lido for Time'. In Lido I wrote up the entries from my 1983-84 training journal. Then I opened a bottle of Sierra Nevada Pale Ale and wrote up the reasons behind certain workouts, what was going on that day, who I was feuding with at the moment, that sort of thing. Lots of fun stuff contained withing AND a top notch waffle recipe.
Fastest Man In the World: The Tony Volpentest Story by Tony Volpentest
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.
End Game: An Olympic Viewer's Guide to Curling by Kevin Palmer
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 by Sandra Rato & Ivo Rato
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 by Michael G. Cochrane
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 by Heather Moyse
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 by Maria Kaj
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)