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Learn to Fly-Cast in a Weekend by Tim Rolston
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 by Richard Philbrick
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.
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. 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 by Anon ymous
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.
Extreme Trekking by Vladimir Lancheres
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 by K. Russell DePriest & Adam DePriest
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) by Lee E. Shilo
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 by Chuck Burgett
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 13,550. Language: English. Published: November 1, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Fiction » Literature » 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 by Daniel Teetor
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 5,250. 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 by Elsan Zimmerly
Price: Free! Words: 8,310. 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 by Doc Michaels
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!
Safe at Home: A Season in the Valley by Austin Gisriel
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 by Mark Chisnell
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 by Jamel DuBois
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 42,490. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2011 by Gypsy Shadow Publishing. 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.
Guru Coaching by Brent Adams
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,530. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching(4.00 from 1 review)
Renowned football powerhouse Penn State takes a great fall. How could a school with such a storied history fall and receive some of the harshest penalties in NCAA history. Simply put, they forgot what was important. On a regular basis, we hear about fans and coaches doing really stupid things. In the pages of this book, you will see what is really important in coaching and how to avoid pitfalls.
Why Bad Golf Happens To Good People/It's Your Brain Not Your Game! by Glenn R Kessler PhD
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,510. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf(4.00 from 1 review)
Every golfer has left the course thinking about the short putt they missed or trying to justify their poor performance by declaring that their “head wasn’t in the game.” All golfs recognize the importance of the mental game and need to practice as much mentally as they do physically.
Euro 2012 Survival Guide Poland Ukraine by Paddy Lee
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,710. Language: English. Published: November 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby(4.00 from 1 review)
Heading to Poland or Ukraine for Euro 2012? Our handy guide – written by two England fans living in Poland and Ukraine – will give you the inside tips on where to go, what to do, how to stay safe and enjoy your stay in these beautiful countries.
Newspaper Bundle by Diane Strong
Price: Free! Words: 9,570. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a series of columns written for the Georgetown News Graphic in 2011-2012. The author writes about her experiences while running and biking in the remote area of Scott County in Kentucky. The situations are always comical and often unbelievable.
Long Road, Hard Lessons by Mark Swain
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 136,030. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012 by Tinderbox Publishing Ltd. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Psychology » Interpersonal relations(4.00 from 1 review)
A father & teenage son cycle from Ireland to Japan. Physical challenges, border bureaucracy, health scares and traffic hazards were all anticipated. The conflict they faced, spending 24hrs a day together under such arduous conditions was not. On one level, a life-changing travel adventure, this book also takes time to look at the psychological journey made by parents and children. Maps include