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Swimming for Pride by Larry LaForge
Price: Free! Words: 5,410. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Swimming & Diving
This emotional short story tells itself through the correspondence of fictional college swimmer Blake Wemberly after being informed his school plans to cut its varsity swim program. Blake and his teammates learn -- and teach -- a life lesson about coping with change and disappointment. The story is inspired by true events.
Boys look at the Stars - Ping-Pong by Enzo Pettinelli
Price: Free! Words: 34,780. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Table Tennis
It is not only ping-pong or table-tennis. It is an adventure lived by children, through their way of being. Love, cruelty, the story of the great table-tennis champions from all the world, stimulates their creativity. This tale is written in the style of a novel. The story has really happened. Dreams, reality, goals morality, the search of oneself, are the igredients.
The Road to Perfection by Lawrence Thomas
Price: Free! Words: 5,950. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This story is broken down into two parts. Part I 'The Road to Perfection', takes place literally on the road to Boston. Part II Giving up on Perfection', can be summed up by this quote from my story: "Regret is not the result of failure. It is a consequence of giving up. You will look back forever on what if, but you will one day find comfort in the defeat of giving it your all."
What to Worm Your Horse With, Made Easy by Dr A. Nyland
Price: Free! Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian(5.00 from 1 review)
A clear, easy guide to horse and donkey worms and wormers. Written in easy language for the layperson, yet heavily referenced to scientific academic journals. Today's problem worm is the small strongyle yet the majority of advice given for deworming horses is still aimed at eradicating the large strongyle. When to worm, resistance, rotational wormings, harrowing, are all covered in this book.
História dos Campeonatos de Futebol em Portugal, origens a 1921 by Giusepe Giorgio
Price: Free! Words: 13,200. Language: Portuguese. Published: November 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer
A mais completa obra sobre o futebol português em números. Este livro diz respeito ao período da introdução do futebol em portugal até 1921, em que engloba todos os acontecimentos, histórias, finais, resultados e classificações dos Campeonatos de Lisboa e Porto e o Campeonato do Norte e histórias do surgimento das equipas de futebol
Ghost Trails: Journeys Through a Lifetime by Jill Homer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,200. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(3.50 from 2 reviews)
"Ghost Trails" is the true story of an ordinary person - timid, nonathletic, raised in the suburbs of Salt Lake City - and her unlikely route to one of the most difficult bicycle races in the world, a 350-mile epic along Alaska's frozen Iditarod trail. Through her struggles and intimate confrontations with her fears and weaknesses, she discovers the surprising destination of her life's trails.
The Big Ones — The World Record Smallmouth Bass of Dale Hollow Lake by Darren Shell
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 23,930. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2009 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
From the World Record Smallie caught by D. L. Hayes in 1955, to Paul Beal’s 1986 wonder caught on eight pound test line, this book showcases the history of the 10 Dale Hollow Lake bronze-backs listed in the world record. Shell shows Smallmouth fishing’s past and offers theories about its future. Comments from some of smallmouth’s greats, including Billy Westmorland, Stephen Headrick, more.
2 Possess & Bear Arms by Duaine Zeitz
Price: Free! Words: 25,690. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Personal & Practical Guides, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting
Written by a prominent and respected firearms instructor. Learn about weapon selection, safe handling, storage, transporting, practice and the responsibilities of carrying a self-protection weapon. A must read for anyone preparing to obtain a concealed carry permit. Contains information applicable to all states, with specific information for the state of Missouri.
Get Off the Couch with Joan by Joan H. Young
Series: Get Off the Couch, Book 1. Price: $1.89 USD. Words: 6,300. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Ten essays, most were previously published as newspaper columns, chronicling two years of hikes on the North Country Trail by the author. "Young has an easy, breezy way of writing that makes reading both pleasurable and informative." - Big Rapids (MI) Pioneer (txt version not recommended, as the photos are a big part of the experience)
Adventures Underwater - 10 watery tales of excitement under the sea to whet your appetite for your own travel adventures by Ian Usher
Price: Free! Words: 27,460. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
When Ian Usher put his "life" up for sale on eBay in 2008, he had no idea where life's adventure was going to take him next. Asked many times in interviews, "What will you do once you have sold your life?", his usual glib response was, "Anything I like, really!" This book details some of the amazing underwater adventures found during two years of travel and adventure after the eBay auction.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide by Jill Homer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.43 from 7 reviews)
This is an inspiring and often harrowing account of Jill Homer's record-breaking, 2,740-mile mountain bike ride from Canada to Mexico along the Great Divide. The book follows the thrilling adventure, grueling physical challenges, and emotional turmoil of an ordinary person trying to do something extraordinary.
The Big German: Dirk Nowitzki's journey to NBA champion by The Dallas Morning News
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,800. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
By being himself and becoming a champion, Dirk Nowitzki rose from 10-time All-Star and 2007 league MVP and being arguably the best European-born player in NBA history to transcendent athlete.
Waterfalls & Lava Floes by Mark Finnemore
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking(5.00 from 1 review)
Warning - going further is not recommended! Do not approach the volcano! But we could see a steaming cloud up ahead, promising views of molten lava. We looked right and noticed sulfuric fumes billowing up, bringing back warnings of “don’t get surrounded by lava”. As I looked left, I heard a yelp of surprise. Looking back – and then down – I found Paul hip-deep in pumice.
Prepping On A Budget by Morgan Barnhart
Price: Free! Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Reference, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
Prepping on a Budget is for every prepper out there who feels out of the loop or uncertain about their gear or education because they can't afford "the best". This eBook goes into detail about where you can find cheap, yet reliable, gear. It also goes over how to find FREE education. You don't need to have
Training on Empty by Lize Brittin
You set the price! Words: 65,020. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging(5.00 from 1 review)
An engaging and honest autobiography of a former elite runner who nearly perished from anorexia, one that also explores the biopsychosocial and sociological aspects of this pervasive, malignant, but ultimately surmountable disease. Brittin's comprehensive account of her tribulations combined with her background in psychology makes this a unique must-read for athletes & health professionals alike.
The Reality of Pressure Points by Bruce Everett Miller
Price: Free! Words: 3,090. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2013 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Bruce Everett Miller is experienced in Chinese and Western medical practices and is the chief instructor of the Quan Li K'an style of martial arts. This short eBook discusses Pressure Points and if there is indeed something there that works for self-defense.
Lakeland Hunting Memories - Volume One by Wendy Fraser
Series: Lakeland Hunting Memories, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 3,510. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Nonfiction » History » European
Recollections of Lakeland hunting in the '50s and '60s. This first volume is an introduction to further, larger volumes which will be compiled from the popular web site Lakeland Hunting Memories established three years ago by Ron Black and Wendy Fraser. Here are some pages that are soon to be archived.
A True Maverick: Mark Cuban's path to the NBA championship by The Dallas Morning News
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,490. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Eight Dallas journalists capture Mark Cuban's development from a broke kid just arriving in town to a sophisticated team owner in this short collection of stories and essays from The Dallas Morning News.