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From Flat Cap to Bronx Hat by Terry Wills
Price: Free! Words: 88,090. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby(5.00 from 4 reviews)
In the first 3 parts of his autobiography, veteran West Bromwich Albion supporter Terry Wills remembers the peaks and troughs of supporting the club between 1940 and 1976. His experiences include the dangers of watching football during National Service, the downside of a 16 hour queue for tickets and the joy of four Wembley trips.
Day Tripping: Kayak Wisconsin Door County Peninsula Bluffs, Beaches, Lighthouses, and Shipwrecks by Babs Malchow Smith
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,890. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking, Nonfiction » Travel » Trip Journals(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Door County Peninsula is a premier kayaking destination with 300 miles of shoreline vacillating between towering bluffs to pristine sandy beaches. Discover historic lighthouses, nature areas, and century old shipwrecks. This fun to read guidebook provides all the launch sites with driving directions and GPS coordinates for day paddles that you can customize to your own desires and abilities.
Jose Silva Guide to Mental Training for Fitness and Sports: Think and Grow Fit by Jose Silva
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,010. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009 by Ed Bernd Jr.. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training(5.00 from 1 review)
Research has shown conclusively that when you practice mentally - at the correct level of mind - you will gain almost as much benefit as when you practice physically. When you combine physical and mental practice, your results are far greater. Now the world's Number One mind training program will show you how. Whether you are a pro, a weekend warrior, of a fitness fanatic, this book is for you.
Making Sense of the NFL Draft by Dr. Michael Lee
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,930. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: 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.
Blazing Bicycle Saddles by James Clarke
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,820. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling(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.
Game Fishing Diaries - Volume 2 by Chic McSherry
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,400. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Categories: 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. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing(5.00 from 1 review)
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
Kilimanjaro: One Man's Quest to Go Over the Hill by M.G. Edwards
Series: World Adventurers Series, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,020. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 1 review)
Kilimanjaro: One Man's Quest to Go Over the Hill chronicles the author's attempt to summit Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. At forty years old and on the verge of a midlife crisis, he tried to change his life by climbing a mountain. This book is for climbers and hikers interested in climbing Mount Kilimanjaro and for anyone who feels over the hill and needs to make a life change.
Birdies, Bogies and Kiwis: Golfing and Touring New Zealand by Liz Clark
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 51,550. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 1 review)
With 400 established courses, no country on Earth has more golf courses per capita than New Zealand. We’d heard visitors easily enjoy a game without the overcrowding experienced in many other parts of the world. So, when Geoff, my best pal and golfing partner popped the question, I was pretty darned pleased. “A golfing trip to New Zealand? When do we leave?”
Itching After Rovers by Mick Pickup
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 92,630. Language: British English. Published: July 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby(5.00 from 1 review)
The story of a football fan embarking on an odyssey following his hometown team by hitchhiking around the British Isles and Europe. It charts the rise of his club from obscurity to English Premier League Champions. Interspersed with tall tales written by the author for his club fanzine, this story should prove entertaining to not only football fans, but also those not interested in sport.
Riding into The Sunrise - Recollections of a bicycle journey across Russia by Gregory Yeoman
Price: $1.50 USD. Words: 89,390. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
David & Suzanne's Big Frickin' Canadian Motorcycle Adventure by David Moore
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 132,530. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Humor & comedy » General, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling(5.00 from 1 review)
The trip began innocently enough. All they wanted was a simple, week-long vacation to celebrate their new freedom. How hard could that be? Armed with poor planning, poor judgment, laughter, love, and an optimism usually reserved for the perilously insane, our daring duo cast caution to the wind and headed straight into the heart of the deepest, darkest continent known to man: Canada.
Training on Empty by Lize Brittin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,020. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging(5.00 from 1 review)
An engaging and honest autobiography of a former elite runner who nearly perished from anorexia, one that also explores the biopsychosocial and sociological aspects of this pervasive, malignant, but ultimately surmountable disease. Brittin's comprehensive account of her tribulations combined with her background in psychology makes this a unique must-read for athletes & health professionals alike.
A Philosopher and A Firefighter Go Up A Hill by S.A. Traina
Price: $5.55 USD. Words: 57,770. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships and 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?
Bobbing to the Baltic by Martin Edge
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 94,490. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » By region(5.00 from 1 review)
This is the story of my cruise from Edinburgh to the Russian border aboard my 27ft yacht ‘Zophiel’. In 2012 we left the Forth to cross the North Sea. Though we had intended to go to Denmark, wimpiness and poor navigation took us to Holland instead. I sailed to the Baltic, cruising the islands of Sweden and Finland as far as Russia. I returned, via Estonia and the east of Sweden, to Holland.
Lost Mountain Stallion by Ralph Galeano
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,070. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian(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: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,600. Language: American English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
A Season on the Allegheny by Robert Hilliard
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 76,140. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Nature(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.
Rookies in the Wild by John Riha
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 56,060. Language: English. Published: September 11, 2013. Categories: 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.
The Aging Athlete - Inspirational Interviews With Some of the Fittest Survivors of Elite Athleticism by Sifu Slim
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,620. Language: American English. Published: March 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology(5.00 from 1 review)
"The concept is provocative. It is somehow counterintuitive to think of great athletes becoming unfit in old age. The recent suit brought against the NFL by former players indicates the fitness and health can erode all too quickly. The aging pursuers of fitness featured in 'The Aging Athlete' are the exceptions. We can learn from their own stories of perseverance." Tom Jones, Author, 40plussports