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Who Packed Your Parachute?
By Tim Rolston
Price: Free! Words: 4,340. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
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NOW REVISED AND UPDATED: How to tie better parachute dry flies. A short evaluation of new ways to tie better, faster, more imitative and durable parachute fly patterns. Tim Rolston takes a brief look at why parachute flies have traditionaly been fragile, why they are worth using and what steps you can take to make your flies better.
Circling the City: Take a Hike Around Boulder, Colorado
By Brock Media
Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
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Tour Boulder’s wild side by hiking all the way around the city on this unique eight-part trek through prairies, riparian districts, and, of course, the foothills. Experience abundant wildflowers, acres of grasslands, the chirping antics of prairie dogs — all while enjoying some rare solitude in lesser-known open-space parcels.
Making Sense of the NFL Draft
By Dr. Michael Lee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,930. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 1 review)
Insights into the current NFL Draft process as a predictor of eventual player success in the NFL. Current draft ranking criteria are examined and de-bunked and substitute criteria, supported by scientific research, are suggested. The book analyzes the analyzers. Making Sense is written in a “conversational” style, with numerous examples, lists, tables and references.
Waterfalls & Lava Floes
By Mark Finnemore
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(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.
Positive Thinking Clinic For Pool And Billiards
By Joseph Bouchard
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 4,420. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
(5.00 from 1 review)
Your struggles are over. Welcome to my clinic. This Positive Thinking Clinic is a vital must-read for anyone looking to maximize their success at the pool table. Also applicable to many other mentally intense sports and activities, this clinic is designed to help amateur players build the strong foundation of mental discipline they need in order to create long-term success in pool and billiards.
The Lazy Man's Guide to Grappling - (Brazilian jiu-jitsu, BJJ, Wrestling, etc.)
By Bakari Akil II, Ph.D.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Lazy Man's Guide to Grappling is a hilarious look at what some grapplers do to cope in the hard charging grappling environment. It exposes the truth about grappling that is never discussed but everyone thinks about. We are all guilty of some of the Lazy Man's practices to varying degrees. This book exposes: -The Lazy Man's Takedowns -The Truth about Warmups -Magic Funk Taps and much more
Blazing Bicycle Saddles
By James Clarke
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,820. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the very funny story of six South Africans - mainly writers - who, on a whim, decide to explore "Darkest Europe and bring back to Africa stories about its strange natives". On hired bikes (none had cycled since childhood) they began with a 1 000 kilometre ride down the Danube. Over the years many other regions were explored. The story is told by their not terribly good leader.
Stone Skipping - The Complete Guide
By Jerdone
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,930. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
(5.00 from 1 review)
Human beings have hurled flat stones across the top of the water since the beginning of time. This book is a complete guide to stone skipping, written by a long-time Guinness record-holder for most skips (38). Photos, illustrations and narrative explain Jerdone's unique upright form and what type of stones to choose. This book will help improve your skipping and enhance your enjoyment
Game Fishing Diaries - Volume 2
By Chic McSherry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,400. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
I do like to write, and for the most part some folks do like to read what I write and, since almost all of these stories were commissioned and written for publication in a variety of outdoor and travel magazines it seemed a shame not to expand on them a little bit and package them up into a second volume.
A Gigantic Whinge on the Celtic Fringe
By Martin Edge
Price: $2.45 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
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This is the story of a circumnavigation of Ireland aboard my 27ft yacht in 2011. From the Forth I went round Ireland anti-clockwise, which people tell me is the ’wrong way round’. Most of the journey was sailed solo. I skirted a lot of the bits of the ‘Celtic Fringe’. By sea Celtdom doesn't look so much a 'fringe' as the centre, a fact which I rant about quite a lot
Learn To Surf For Beginners
By Alasdair K Duncan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Surfing
(5.00 from 1 review)
Learn to surf for beginners "HELPS" you become an "AWESOME SURFER" and tips to become "SURF FIT!" This "AWESOME BOOK" provides you with great information, on the"RULES" of surfing. "DRAMATICALLY HELPING YOU" have a basic understanding of what type of surfing equipment suits your LEVEL." "GIVING YOU FANTASTIC SURF TIPS" "BASIC SURFING, DUCK DIVING,PADDLING TIPS,SURF EXERCISES, GRAB A COPY!
The Search for New Dive Frontiers
By Aussieicon Books
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
(5.00 from 1 review)
A travel article about volcanic, archeological and ice diving.
The Canoe Trip and other Funny Outdoor Tales
By C.W. Perkins, Jr
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Category: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
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I have always been a storyteller, but it wasn’t until recently that I decided to share my stories more broadly. Some are best told as “stand-up”, and some are best read. Inspired by Jerry Clower, Dave Gardner, and many others, I have put some of my better “bull” down on paper. Enjoy this one, until I can write the next one!
JenTil
By William Byrd
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short memoir of a father introducing his daughter to backpacking on the Appalachian Trail.
Football Metaphysics for Enlightened Degenerates
By Raven Mack
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 98,200. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 1 review)
Football Metaphysics for Enlightened Degenerates is not just a preview of the 2012 NFL season in original Armchair Linebacker fashion, but also a psychic scraping at each NFL team, breaking them all down into organic compounds. You will laugh deep laughs, you will learn deep truths, and you will understand football at a higher level than before. I promise you all of that.
Riding into The Sunrise - Recollections of a bicycle journey across Russia
By Gregory Yeoman
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 89,400. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
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In 1993 Russia was open for exploration. Gregory Yeoman and his expedition companions set off one Spring morning to traverse this great country by bike. Encounters with wild landscapes, wild people, crumbling hotels and Siberia’s two cheeses provided an extraordinary experience of a nation finding itself after 70 years of Communism and now held together by amazing hospitality and dodgy vodka.
How To Organise A Rugby Tour Without Going Insane
By Paul Sylvester
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,640. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business
(5.00 from 1 review)
From concept to conduct, this book will support the planning and logistical considerations in taking any sporting team on a tour. Logically outlined, it will support any team at any level to participate in domestic or international amatuer tournaments.
Baby Grand Legacy
By Bill Ellingsen
Series: Desiree of Darlington, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 88,800. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2012. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
(5.00 from 1 review)
Formerly titled Baby Grand: The Beginning. Unlikely hero Kevin Johnson has to spend the summer in rural Wisconsin with estranged grandparents. Expecting isolation and boredom, he instead finds grandparents that should have been in his life years ago, a role in cleaning-up the tarnished family racing legacy, and a bedazzling pianist named Desiree.
Bijeg u planine
By Berislav Lončarević
Price: Free! Words: 37,760. Language: Croatian. Published: October 20, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
(5.00 from 1 review)
„Bijeg u planine“ je knjiga o počecima snowboarda u Hrvatskoj, ali to je isto tako i istinita priča o šarolikoj grupici individua koja je odlučila potražiti jedan drugačiji put. Ti inovativni klinci su okrenuli leđa gradu i svemu što on predstavlja, otisnuli se put planina, snijega i pokušali oživjeti one stare ideale poznate nam iz vremena hippy pokreta ili rock and roll revolucije šezdesetih.
Survival Guide for Beginners
By Vitaly Pedchenko
Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
(5.00 from 1 review)
Super storm Sandy ripped up the eastern seaboard of the United States, leaving death and destruction in its path. While everyone knew the storm's path, and when it would strike, people and the community as a whole were caught off guard by the devastation. Super storm sandy provides an example of why preparing for the worst-case scenario is the prudent path to take.