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Who Packed Your Parachute?
Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010. Categories: 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
Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Categories: 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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,930. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
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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
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
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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.
The Lazy Man's Guide to Grappling - (Brazilian jiu-jitsu, BJJ, Wrestling, etc.)
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,980. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
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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
R is for Running
Price: Free! Words: 1,260. Language: English. Published: September 21, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Reference
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F is for Fun in this lighthearted lexicon that spells out what it means to be a runner. It's 26 smiles of running enjoyment! An inexpensive gift for the road warrior, trail trotter, or weekend jogger!
Stone Skipping - The Complete Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,930. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
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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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,400. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
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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
Price: $2.45 USD. Words: 51,680. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing
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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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,510. Language: English. Published: January 30, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Surfing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Surfing
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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
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
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A travel article about volcanic, archeological and ice diving.
The Canoe Trip and other Funny Outdoor Tales
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,320. Language: English. Published: May 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
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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
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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A short memoir of a father introducing his daughter to backpacking on the Appalachian Trail.
Riding into The Sunrise - Recollections of a bicycle journey across Russia
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 89,390. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
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Spring 1993. 14 months earlier the USSR had collapsed and with Russia accessible once more Gregory Yeoman and his expedition companions set off on their bicycles to ride from the Baltic to the Pacific. Over 153 days they encountered wild landscapes, wild people, crumbling hotels and Siberia’s two cheeses on an extraordinary adventure through a nation finding itself after 70 years of Communism.
How To Organise A Rugby Tour Without Going Insane
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,640. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business
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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.
Bijeg u planine
Price: Free! Words: 37,760. Language: Croatian. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
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„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.
Violence in Rugby
Price: Free! Words: 48,350. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
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This book focusses on unsanctioned violence in rugby, and describes rugby's most renowned violent deeds, profiles infamous players and chronicles the most notorious incidents. It examines violence in the past, how rugby violence is changing in the modern game and its relationship with the criminal and civil law. This is the first book to explore violence in rugby in the widest sense.
Survival Guide for Beginners
Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
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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.
Who's on Second?
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
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It was hard for Peanut to be a star player on the local baseball team, since she had never even got a chance to join them on the field. That all changed one day when a case of chicken pox suddenly struck some key teammates. Peanut did not go on to be a hall-of-famer; but she did leave her mark in the one game that she saved at the last minute, back when she was known as "Bat Person."
Vagabond on a Bicycle
Price: Free! Words: 54,600. Language: American English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
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This book comprises sixteen articles describing my bicycle trips in/on Route 66, the Santa Fe Trail, the Natchez Trace, the Deep South of the United States, New England, Montana to Alaska, Maritime Canada, Washington state to Israel, Northern Europe, Eastern Hungary, South Africa, New Zealand, Tonga, the Cook Islands, and Central Chile.