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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.
Strength Training Thresholds: The Key to Consistent Strength Gains by Mark Sherwood
Price: Free! Words: 6,840. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Weightlifting, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Exercise
Strength training thresholds help answer the questions: How many sets? How many reps? How hard should you push yourself for best results if you want to gain strength? When you understand how to train according to strength training thresholds, it takes the guess work out of training and allows you to workout with strength specific precision.
A TALE OF THREE CITIES: NEW YORK, L.A. AND SAN FRANCISCO IN OCTOBER OF ‘62 by Steven Travers
Series: BASEBALL, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 184,720. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
1962 was the last year of American innocence.
Under the Laughter of Eagles by Michael McQuaid
Price: Free! Words: 35,690. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking(5.00 from 3 reviews)
True stories of some of the Wildlife and Navy people I served with during my tour of duty while stationed on Adak, Alaska. Viewed from a sometimes sideways sense of humor.
Drive, Ride, Repeat: The Mostly-True Account of a Cross-Country Car and Bicycle Adventure by Al Macy
Price: Free! Words: 32,200. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Drive, Ride, Repeat is a journal of a car/bicycle/camping trip, but Macy promises that “if it starts sounding like one of your brother-in-law’s boring slide shows, I will stop this book, and we’ll turn around and go home. I mean it.” Interspersed with the journal chapters, you'll find thought-provoking life tips, stories from the past, and descriptions of Al's wacky inventions.
How Oldman Athletic Won The League! The Unlikely Story of an Ageing Underdog Six A-side Football Team Who Should Never Have Become Champions... But Did! by Richard Parkes Cordock
Price: Free! Words: 54,810. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Soccer, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Have you ever wondered what it takes to win an amateur football league? In this book you’ll hear the story of Oldman Athletic, an ageing 6-a-side football team who, just like Leicester City, were never supposed to become champions. It should never have happened... but it did.
Collected Insights from the Field of Sport, Volume 1: Football and Society by AISTS (International Academy of Sports Science and Technology)
Price: Free! Words: 38,290. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Research
This book provides practical insight in several aspects of the management of football. It aims to be a showcase of what can be achieved with the cooperation of academics and higher education participants. The studies in this book are derived from work that has been produced by the participants and visiting professors of the AISTS MSA (Master of Advanced Studies in Sports Administration).
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.
Tales From The Wild Blue Yonder *Recipes For Disaster* by John Quinn Olson
Price: Free! Words: 82,030. Language: English. Published: August 7, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Parasailing & hang gliding, Fiction » Adventure » Travel
Welcome to the wild adventures and misadventures from thirty years of flying, much of it in Mexico, Guatemala and other far-flung places. Adult language and situations, recommended for college-age and above readers. No parasailing at all in this book-this is HANG GLIDING. Lots of FLYING! Like a BIRD! WITH the birds!
The LASTCAR Track Guide (2020 Edition) by Brock Beard
Series: LASTCAR, Book 3. Price: Free! Words: 32,710. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports statistics
LASTCAR.info’s Brock Beard presents a NASCAR track guide unlike any other - a track-by-track breakdown of the last-place finishers at each speedway on the current Cup Series circuit, the exhibition races, and some tracks no longer on the schedule! If you’ve ever wanted to know who had the most last-place finishes at Daytona or Riverside International Raceway, this is the book for you!
The Ultimate Angling Bucket List by Phill Williams
Price: Free! Words: 269,210. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ichthyology & Herpetology, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
A lifetime quest to catch 100 species of fish from UK waters; 300 species worldwide; a 200 pound fish from a trailed boat; a 200 pound fish from the shore; a 100 pound fish from freshwater; a double figure trout; a double figure Bass; a fish in excess of 1000 pounds, plus a British, a European and a world record before calling time on the practical angling.
A Brief GuideTo Living With Danger by Mike Dixon
Price: Free! Words: 22,090. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
We all live with danger. Some of us seek it out. None of us can avoid it. Mike Dixon takes a look at a range of dangers including extreme sports, natural disasters, crime, war, terrorism and other threats. The book is illustrated with over fifty stunning photographs
Fantasy Football for Smart People: Lessons from RotoAcademy (Volume 1.0) by Jonathan Bales
Price: Free! Words: 36,660. Language: English. Published: June 18, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Games, puzzles, & brain twisters
RotoAcademy is the world's first fantasy football training school. I founded RotoAcademy to bridge the gap between the average fantasy football player and the game's elite. Whether you want to dominate your fantasy football draft or gain an in-season edge, Lessons from RotoAcademy (Volume 1.0) will show you how to approach the game more analytically to become a true long-term winner.
The Five Elements of Elite Quarterbacking & Seven Other Essays on the Position by Eric Marty
Price: Free! Words: 48,860. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The Five Elements of Elite Quarterbacking is a collection of essays which identifies and explains the critical components that make up elite quarterback play at the NFL level. The book includes case studies on numerous NFL quarterbacks (Tom Brady, Drew Brees, Peyton Manning, Aaron Rodgers, Mark Sanchez, Tim Tebow, Johnny Manziel, Kellen Moore, among others).
824 by P J G Robbins
Price: Free! Words: 50,610. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Charting my journey from non-runner to ultra-runner, this book follows my training from the first tentative steps, through my first marathon attempt, to a blow by blow account of the crushing lows and soaring highs of the Marathon des Sables. This memoir is an expression and an explanation of my love affair with running.
Four Downs by Jacob Willis
Price: Free! Words: 23,030. Language: English. Published: January 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Sports & Recreation / General, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
'Four Downs' is a football magazine written in a question and answer format that discusses the fictional US-CFL football league. This football league, created by an 11 year-old NFL fan, is so vivid the players pop off the page. Eg.- "The Adam Armageddon"- Adam Jackson, Campbell and Bowes, are three wide receivers for the Georgia Knights who present a triple threat to opposing defences.
A Philosopher and A Firefighter Go Up A Hill by S.A. Traina
Price: Free! Words: 57,770. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Fatherhood, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering(5.00 from 1 review)
A father-and-son memoir about a bookworm and a firefighter, a creature of contemplation and one of locomotion, the recollections of a child's journey from infancy to just before his wedding day set against an increasingly treacherous mountain climb. The theme is timeless: What's left for a father to tell and to give his son when that son has already become his own man?
Martial Arts against Multiple Opponents by Lor Mun Mak
Price: Free! Words: 13,460. Language: English. Published: August 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
This book will explain how to develop an effective approach to defending yourself against multiple attacker situations and also question some of the less effective strategies that are out there in the martial arts world.
Operation Black September: The 1977 Army Football Team by Mike Belter
Price: Free! Words: 176,440. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The 1977 Army Football Team was the most successful team at West Point during the 1970s. The team won the Commander-in-Chief’s Trophy by beating both Navy and Air Force and was offered a bowl bid. Players were united by their two Co-Captains, and this led to the only winning Army Football team between the 1972-1984 seasons.