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Red Mittens & Red Ink: The Vancouver Olympics
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 84,370. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
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.
The Business and Politics of Sports
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Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 3. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,040. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
The Business an Politics of Sports contains over 100 of Evan Weiner’s columns that describe the power plays, players, media and political (federal, state and local) connections, which rule the 19 billion dollar a year business of sports. At the heart of Evan Weiner’s writing lies his belief that “it’s great to watch a game and report on it, but democracy deserves more
So Much More Than A Game
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 58,810. Language: English. Published: April 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
During one magical summer, a group of young boys played baseball with heart, spirit and joy, but not at the beginning of the season. Starting as a disparate group, some unhappy with being stuck with a woman coach, some battling their egos, some battling their confidence and some battling their fears, they grew into a team with purpose, and unity, and with a never quit attitude, and they had fun.
Spanish Castle to White Night
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,600. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
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So, you think you’d like to sail around the world? Sunsets across calm oceans, cocktails at cosy anchorages, landfalls in amazing new places? Not if you take part in one of the planet’s last great adventures. An incredible race, ripping and roaring through the seven seas. This is a tale of endurance, deprivation and adventure, a story of winners and losers, those who made it and those who did not.
What I'd Teach Your Horse
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Series: Horse Training How-To, Book 8. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,370. Language: English. Published: September 25, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
If you broke your horse to saddle and rode it for the first time today, this book is where you'd start tomorrow. Likewise, if you have an older horse that needs re-training, you'd start here. This book is a roadmap to building the foundation every horse needs, regardless of age, breed or background, regardless the type of riding for which it will eventually be used.
Glory Nights: From Wankdorf to Wembley
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Price: $6.42 USD. Words: 54,750. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Tottenham Hotspur returned to play in the European Cup for the first time in 49 seasons in 2010/11. Mel Gomes followed them over land and sea on their journey, staying on the Champions League Gravy Train for one of the epic series of Clasicos as Barcelona played Real Madrid four times in sixteen days, and then onto Barca's Final against Manchester United at Wembley. This books tells that story.
An Incredible Journey: The Idlewild Expedition
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 77,820. Language: English. Published: October 18, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Hillbilly landlubber Ben Gray and his sons launched a 55 hp boat near their ranch in Alberta. 2,000 miles with portages and groundings to the Arctic Ocean. Then west past Alaska to the Bering St and turned back North and East through the ice choked NW Passage to circumnavigate the world in 2005. From hurricanes to pirates to being arrested to meeting lovely people, it was An Incredible Journey.
Paul Lebowitz's 2012 Baseball Guide
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 123,760. Language: English. Published: March 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
A Complete Guide to the 2012 Baseball Season. In depth analysis of all 30 teams with sections dedicated to: management, starting pitching, bullpens, lineups, bench, prospects, predictions and relevant statistical analysis and essays. Great for fantasy players and useful all season long.
Pound for Pound: The Modern Gladiators of Mixed Martial Arts
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 97,040. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Pound for Pound traces the five greatest fighters of all time—Georges St-Pierre, BJ Penn, Anderson Silva, Maurício Rua and Fedor Emelianenko—through their humble origins, baptism by blood and fire, and rise to the pinnacle of MMA, where the sword of Damocles constantly threatens.
To Be Brave, My Life: Royal Robbins
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 54,020. Language: English. Published: May 20, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Royal Robbins' accomplishments as a rock climber are legendary. This first volume of his autobiography details his historic solo ascent of the Leaning Tower in Yosemite, and chronicles his youth growing up in LA. Robbins' adventurous life story stands as a beacon of inspiration to those who ever pondered how to reach higher by reaching within. He relates climbing in terms everyone can understand.
Sailing Adventures in Paradise
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 98,090. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
Vivid chronicle the authors' four years sailing adventures in the paradise of the South Seas. Told through the eyes of his sailboat it is a most refreshing and knowledge filled narrative with many insights and problem solving events. Great reading for anyone planning or contemplating planning their own sailing adventure cruise. Also includes '101 Dollar Saving Tips' useful for the cruising sailor
Up the Winter Trail
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Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 64,740. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Winter in coastal British Columbia is supernatural. Off-road riding on quad and motorcycle, with emphasis on the people and local geography. Hiking and survival off the grid in coastal BC, where mountains drop into the sea and individuals possess self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Winter hiking adventures in the Powell River area, including numerous photos and maps.
Around-the-World Sailing Guide
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,110. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Do you know how to sail around the world? Which seasons do you sail? Which way do you go? Where can you stop? What paperwork is needed? Are there storms? What about pirates? Food, sails, water, regulations, safety, communications, anchorage, weather etc.
Assault on Lake Casitas
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 62,910. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Rowing
Lewis’s story is more than a book about a man attempting to win a gold medal in a sport that offers little more than personal rewards. It is about challenging convention, overcoming defeat and working outside of an established system. Assault on Lake Casitas is a compelling tale of competition at the highest possible level and the emotions that fuel obsession.
Collingwood's 50 Most Sensational Games
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 101,860. Language: English. Published: March 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Biography
The Collingwood Football Club is the biggest show in Australian professional sport for a reason. Loved and reviled in equal measure, The Club is steeped in a rich, sometimes turbulent 120 year history. Here, fifty of the seminal on-field moments have been identified, described and analysed for posterity - historical snapshots that go some way to explain the Magpie mystique.
(possibly) The Best (golf) Vacation Ever
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 62,760. Language: English. Published: June 17, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
"Jim Coomer’s book should be read by everyone who is planning a golfing holiday to Scotland or anyone who has ever wondered what a golfing holiday to Scotland would be like. His descriptive writing about Scotland’s Scots, and Scotland's golf courses, known and unknown, is both delightful and instructive. — Donald Ford, author of the Carnoustie Sto
Farther Up the Strait
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Series: Coastal British Columbia Travel Memoirs · Off the Grid Living. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 57,590. Language: English. Published: November 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
Boating and survival off the grid in coastal British Columbia, where mountains drop into the sea and people practice self-reliance and a different sense of purpose. Destinations on the Strait of Georgia, with contrarian views of the people and places of coastal British Columbia. A follow-up book to the original 'Up the Strait,' which constitutes a set of two books that can be read in either order.
Put Me In, Coach: A Parent's Guide to Winning the Game of College Recruiting
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 52,590. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
Only a handful of high school athletes will play their sport competitively in college and even fewer will get scholarships. If you are the parent of an athlete who is better than most in high school, but college coaches aren’t lining up at your door, you will find PUT ME IN, COACH indispensable. You'll encounter 20 true stories from the recruiting trail, and advice from 40 college coaches.
Boat Girl: A Memoir of Youth, Love, & Fiberglass
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 94,660. Language: English. Published: September 29, 2012 by Beating Windward Press. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
“Boat Girl” is the heart-breaking memoir of what it’s like to grow up aboard a sailboat. Melanie paints a vivid picture of the trials and tribulations of family life aboard a sailboat without drowning the reader in the technical details of sailing. “Boat Girl” strikes a perfect balance between a coming of age story and a sea tale, enjoyable for boaters and land-lovers alike.
4 Minutes Of Time Added On Vol.1 - rjb81media Football Blog 2012
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Price: Free! Words: 54,880. Language: British English. Published: January 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
A review of 2012 in, predominantly English, football as it appeared to Richard Brook, of 4 Minutes Of Time Added On the football blog from rjb81media.