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Confessions of a Kiwi Motorcyclist
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 33,850. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
(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
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 79,070. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
(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.
100 Fly Fishing Tips, Tricks and Techniques
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,050. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
(4.60 from 5 reviews)
Over one hundred useful and thought provoking ways of improving the way your rig your fly fishing gear. Information on sharpening hooks, modifying tackle and fly lines and much more. Mostly learned in the crucible of high end competative fly fishing. Filled with useful tips for beginner and expert alike and illustrated with dozens of clear diagrams and graphics
Learn to Fly-Cast in a Weekend
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 30,760. Language: English. Published: February 14, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
(4.50 from 4 reviews)
A guide to understanding how fly casting really works and sixteen innnovative exercises to take you from your first tentative steps to mastery of the double haul. The print version of this book has sold over 2500 copies and assisted thousands of anglers to finally master their casting and improve their enjoyment of their fishing. Now updated and available as an eBook.
Sailing Alone to Isla
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,760. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
A single-handed voyage on a small sailboat from Key West Florida to Isla Mujeres, Mexico.
An Iron Hand Way: TetsuTe
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 2,870. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
an introduction to the conditioning process called Iron Hand.
Be Brave, Be Strong: A Journey Across the Great Divide
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 123,090. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(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
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 25,840. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
(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.
Tayla's Day Out -A New Zealand Photo-Story for All Ages
Price: Free! Words: 800. Language: English. Published: December 27, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » People & Places / Australia & Oceania, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Ten-year-old Tayla and her aunty take a walk on one of the many foot trails on Mount Taranaki. Tayla is intent on finding enough snow to make a snowman, and Aunty is intent on keeping up with her. Illustrated with numerous photographs reflecting the environment and the simple fun of their excursion.
Extreme Trekking
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 36,230. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2011. Categories: 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
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,230. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Coaching / Football, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(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.
Diamond Palm Book III (Coconut Alley)
Series: Diamond Palm Breaking Techniques, Book 4. Price: $10.50 USD. Words: 1,840. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Let me begin by stating that in my humble opinion, the (Coconut On A String) break is by far the most difficult break a Diamond Palmist will ever encounter. Hence, it is the yardstick by which Mastery in the Art of Diamond Palm may be measured.
A Golf Marshal's Chronicles
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,430. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Fiction » Sports
(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
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports, Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Photography - how to
(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!
Red Skies In Morning: An Unforgettable Stormy Passage from Juneau to Seattle
Price: Free! Words: 8,300. Language: English. Published: February 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
The author, a novice sailor, and her husband set out from Juneau, Alaska on a sailboat headed for Seattle, WA. Though early spring, winter weather prevailed in the far north making the voyage long and stressful. Storms, rough seas, frigid temperatures, dense fog, intense rain squalls test their abilities, stamina and their marriage.
Encounter on Onion Peak
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,880. Language: English. Published: April 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
(4.00 from 1 review)
I'm not sure what it was, but the woods fell silent as it made its' way up the side of the hill. I wasn't worried, but then my dog, who enjoyed chasing bear, deer, and elk, crouched down and started shivering as the creature crested the hill. He should have been up barking at it, and chasing it away, but instead he was cowering! That worried me some!
Ballads from an Unlucky Fisherman
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sixteen poems about fishing, from a very unlucky fisherman
Safe at Home: A Season in the Valley
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 90,490. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
(4.00 from 1 review)
Safe at Home: A Season in the Valley tells the story of the 2009 New Market Rebels and the townspeople who house them, feed them, and root for them; welcome them into their homes in June and send them back to their schools in August. In the process, both players and fans become part of something greater than themselves, even if it is just a baseball team in a little town in the Shenandoah Valley.
Spanish Castle to White Night
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,600. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(4.00 from 1 review)
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.
Guns Over Africa
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,490. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(4.00 from 1 review)
Author/world traveler/big game hunter, Jamel DuBois, shares his safari experiences in southern Africa.