Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation

Sub-categories: Golf | Martial arts | Fishing | Hiking | Baseball | Olympics | Hunting | Boating and sailing | Baseball / History | Sports coaching | Sports training | Bicycling | All sub-categories >>
Lost Mountain Stallion
By Ralph Galeano
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,070. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Adventure » Action
(5.00 from 1 review)
Wild horses and Badlands in the Northern Rockies intertwine in a classic adventure of a young woman on the trail of stolen mares. Warned not to ride into the Devil’s Maze, she enters the Badlands and becomes hopelessly lost. She is attacked by a wild stallion and falls into a gorge with no way out. A story of survival and the bond that develops between the young woman and an injured wild stallion.
Vagabond on a Bicycle
By Jim Hendrickson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,670. Language: American English. Published: March 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
Vagabond on a Bicycle comprises 16 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.
Golf Tales Volume I
By RJ Smiley
Price: Free! Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
(5.00 from 1 review)
Volume I of Golf Tales contains "nice guy" story about Terrible Tommy Bolt and a tale about a broker who gets the "shits" on the golf course. In addition this volume contains a wonderful story of a young caddy's first adrenaline rush while caddying for his father in a big championship.
Just Another Race Horse
By Marion N. Seidel
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 25,430. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
(5.00 from 1 review)
Born to win his owners money, "Just Another Race Horse" follows Sonny's journey through the world of thoroughbred racing. You'll cry, as Sonny talks about his experiences with the dark side of horse racing - where being drugged, overworked, and exploited is considered normal for many horses. You'll cheer as he experiences his rescue at the hands of a compassionate horse person.
A Season on the Allegheny
By Robert Hilliard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,140. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
(5.00 from 1 review)
"A Season on the Allegheny" is a rollicking account of a year spent hunting on the Allegheny National Forest. Author Robert Hilliard tracks down more than deer, turkey, and grouse - he captures the history, culture, and conservation ethic that helps the Allegheny inspire passion in so many people.
The Tao of Tennis
By Bob Warden
Price: Free! Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
(5.00 from 1 review)
The classic Tao Te Ching adapted for life on the tennis court. Ancient Eastern wisdom as the basis for practical advice to play and coach your best. Written by a professional tennis instructor with a degree in philosophy and English. Play your best tennis, live your best life! ** Recommended by legendary tennis guru Allen Fox, and by eminent professor of Chinese philosophy Roger T. Ames. **
Rookies in the Wild
By John Riha
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
(5.00 from 1 review)
A journey into the wilderness will reconstitute a lost soul. At least that's the theory. But when a newly unemployed dad decides to take his teenage son on a life-affirming backpacking trip along the Pacific Crest Trail, he unleashes deep-rooted fears of the unknown. Cougars, Bigfoot, and iliotibial syndrome are con-conspirators in this true comic misadventure set in the Trinity Alps Wilderness.
John Muir Trail 56 Days of Crazy Adventure
By Dave Spivey
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 45,830. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 1 review)
In June of 1984 with limited hiking skills, everyday is a learning experience. The wilderness is the classroom, and nature is the teacher. The journey began as a summer trail challenge but, ends up being a life changing experience. This is a John Muir Trail journal recounting the adventures and events of a 56 day, 221 mile, solo backpacking trip along California’s Sierra Nevada Mountain range.
Pressing Palm
By Lee E. Shilo
Series: Diamond Palm Breaking Techniques, Book 8. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 3,060. Language: English. Published: November 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
(5.00 from 1 review)
Here, I would like to touch on the many physical aspects of proper or correct body Movements as pertained to this particular endeavor of Board, Brick, or Cement breaking.
Crossing Europe Northeast To Southwest By Bicyle.
By Tomas Carlsson
Price: Free! Words: 60,230. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
(5.00 from 1 review)
A travelogue of my bicycle tour across Europe in 2013. I crossed Europe northeast to southwest.
The Tradition of Cheating at the Sport of Kings
By Glenn Thompson
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 19,490. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Legal systems
1 star(4.94 from 18 reviews)
Most race horses, despite strict regulations prohibiting it, are given illegal drugs on race day. Glenn Thompson, a race horse trainer with over 30 years of experience, reveals the darkest secrets behind the scenes of the Sport of Kings. By shining a light on these secrets, he hopes to change the pattern and return decency and honor to horse racing.
Confessions of a Kiwi Motorcyclist
By Paul Fris
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 33,860. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
1 star(4.88 from 8 reviews)
An easy read and a really good synopsis of why we ride, balanced by some sobering moments with handfuls of humour thrown in for good measure. Share the experiences of a keen New Zealand motorcyclist, some good rides, great bike reviews, tips for newbies and advanced riders and what not to do. This book will answer the questions of “Should you ride and why we ride.”
How To Grow An Orange: The Right Way To Brainwash Your Child Into Becoming A Syracuse Fan
By Sean Keeley
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,070. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
0.75 star(4.75 from 4 reviews)
Being a parent is hard. Make the wrong decisions and your child can grow up to do something terrible, like root for Georgetown. How To Grow An Orange shows every parent how to make sure that never happens...by providing them with everything they could ever possibly want to know about Syracuse University sports. No Orange fan should be without this guide to the people, places and history of SU.
Sailing Alone to Isla
By Richard Philbrick
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
0.5 star(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A single-handed voyage on a small sailboat from Key West Florida to Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
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. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
0.5 star(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.
She Was Once a Runner
By Anon ymous
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 25,840. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health
0.25 star(4.33 from 3 reviews)
“She Was Once a Runner” gives an honest account of a female long distance runner on a Division I college scholarship and the resultant pressure cooker in which she lives. The memoir explores the physical and psychological effects of the Female Athlete Triad on a nineteen year old girl struggling to find her identity amidst a toxic team environment and discouraging parents.
Extreme Trekking
By Vladimir Lancheres
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,230. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The book is about extreme altitude trekking, an activity that can easily be underestimated by the novice. It addresses preparation, provides unique technical information, and explains why Aconcagua is a greater challenge than it may appear to be. The story is a personal experience on the mountain with 10 other trekkers from around the world. Only 3 reached the summit but not without incident.
Saturday Morning Wake-Up Call: A 21st Century Survival Guide for High School Football Coaches
By K. Russell DePriest
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,340. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
The conclusions drawn by analyzing statistics from college and professional football often do not translate to the high school game because the games are so different. This book puts those powerful statistical techniques for maximizing a team's chance of winning into the hands of high school coaches and fans. These techniques are illustrated using the Pulaski Academy Bruins as a case study.
A Golf Marshal's Chronicles
By Chuck Burgett
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,550. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
(4.00 from 1 review)
A Golf Marshal’s Chronicles by Chuck Burgett Golf the gentlemans game? That's not the way it really happens. It's about the animals, the fighting, the hazards, the parties, even bio functions. If you, or someone you know, love the game of golf they will want to read about this side of the game. True, but hard to believe, stories will have everyone laughing from first to the last page.
How to Photograph Alpine Ski Racing
By Daniel Teetor
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
(4.00 from 1 review)
This book is focused specifically on capturing stunning images of alpine (downhill) ski racers on the slalom and gs courses. Amateur photographers can see what kinds of photographs are possible and learn how to get them. Many photographs of actual ski races are used throughout to illustrate the many helpful tips. This guide will help you get dramatic action shots of your friends and family!