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Gold Mine to Gold Medal and Beyond by Ivan McLelland
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,870. Language: Canadian English. Published: September 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(5.00 from 1 review)
From "the best seat in the house", former goalie Ivan McLelland recounts his life journey from the gold mines of Ontario to the gold medal round of the 1955 World Ice Hockey Championship vs. Soviet Russia. "Gold Mine to Gold Medal and Beyond" is more than a book for hockey fans or Canadian history buffs. It's the life story of a man who created a life of love, integrity and accomplishment.
How To Organise A Rugby Tour Without Going Insane by Paul Sylvester
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,640. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Training on Empty by Lize Brittin
You set the price! Words: 65,020. Language: English. Published: October 8, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Eating disorders(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.
Bijeg u planine by Berislav Lončarević
Price: Free! Words: 37,760. Language: Croatian. Published: October 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports(5.00 from 1 review)
„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 by John H. Kerr
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 48,350. Language: British English. Published: November 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Motorcycle Safety (Vol. 2) Accident-Free Riding Revisited - More Proven Techniques To Keep You Shiny Side Up And Rubber Side Down by Robert H. Miller
Series: Motorcycle Safety. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling(5.00 from 1 review)
This second volume of Accident-Free Riding continues where the first volume left off by providing additional proven techniques to keep you on the road and off the pavement encompassing the physical and mental aspects of safe motorcycling. It expands on what we know about accident-free riding techniques, what we've learned about those techniques, and when and how to use those techniques.
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 » Relationships and Family » Fatherhood(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?
Survival Guide for Beginners by Vitaly Pedchenko
Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Mind vs Target: Six steps to winning in the clay target mind field by Bob Palmer
Price: $15.99 USD. Words: 42,220. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting(5.00 from 1 review)
Bob Palmer's highly acclaimed SportExcel system is a revolutionary way to win, and it is changing the way clay-target shooters approach their game in North America and around the globe. No matter if you’re a world-class shooter, a coach, a weekend enthusiast, a beginner or a parent, this book is your handbook to using your very powerful Zone to learn how to win.
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 » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing(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.
Who's on Second? by V West
Price: Free! Words: 1,090. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings(5.00 from 1 review)
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."
Lost Mountain Stallion by Ralph Galeano
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 51,070. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action, 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: $3.99 USD. Words: 54,640. Language: American English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues(5.00 from 1 review)
This second edition of VAGABOND ON A BICYCLE 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.
Golf Tales Volume I by RJ Smiley
Price: Free! Words: 8,900. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2013. Categories: 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.
Plowshares Into Swords: Musings of a Different Drummer by Louis Awerbuck
Price: $9.97 USD. Words: 110,800. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Shooting(5.00 from 1 review)
This book is a compilation of articles written by the author under the column entitled "Tactics and Training" for S.W.A.T. Magazine from June 2004 through May 2013. The book is not and makes no claim to be, any form of instructional manual. It consists of articles which contain the author's personal opinions on issues as he feels they relate to current tactics, strategy and firearms training.
Just Another Race Horse by Marion N. Seidel
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 25,380. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, 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. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting, 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.
Small Time: A Life in the Football Wilderness by Justin Bryant
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 51,420. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2013 by Bennion Kearny. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby(5.00 from 1 review)
In 1988, 23-year-old American goalkeeper Justin Bryant thought a glorious career in professional soccer awaited him. But professional soccer, he found, is rarely easy. Small Time is the story of a life spent mostly in the backwaters of the game, battling numerous issues, but experiencing fleeting moments of triumph that no amount of money can buy. "A Fabulous Book" Neville Southall
The Tao of Tennis by Bob Warden
Price: Free! Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern, 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. **
Secret of Athleticism by Chong Xie
Price: $99.13 USD. Words: 9,560. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball(5.00 from 1 review)
Chong Xie extensively delves into the success formula of elite athletes and their outstanding performances using a unique yet practical approach that has never been documented before. The book combines the elements of science, science fiction, real life application and ground breaking discovery to give the reader the true secret of athleticism in an easy and understandable way.