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Tempting the Throne Room
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Price: $6.00 USD. Words: 39,350. Language: American English. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
2013 was the deadliest season ever seen in the Karakoram. When John Quillen found his climbing partner lying face down with a shattered leg in the snow high on the flanks of Broad Peak, the drama had just begun. See what transpired through first hand accounts of the deaths of three team members on this ill fated expedition to the Throne Room of the Mountain Gods.
The Lazy Bettor's Guide to the Kentucky Derby: 3 Easy Angles
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Price: $18.95 USD. Words: 29,010. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Master horse racing's oldest and most perplexing puzzle! This guide, for beginners and experienced bettors alike, touts simple strategies for selecting Kentucky Derby winners. It's a fun, fact-fueled journey that blazes a path to wagering profits. Roger LeBlanc, a former writer for The Racing Times, shares his insights from studying the past 22 years of the Kentucky Derby.
Youth Double Wing: A Winning Youth Offense
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Price: $20.00 USD. Words: 52,300. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This book covers how to implement it, coach it, and utilize it with a variety of youth football teams. The system as been field tested for over ten years by not only the author but from coaches around the country who sing its praise. The system is simple, efficient, and effective while teaching the core fundamentals.
The Manual of Bean Curd Boxing: Tai Chi and the Noble Art of Leaving Things Undone
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Series: The Tai Chi Trilogy, Book 2. Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 33,110. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a Manual for 21st Century Living. Redefining the lessons of Taoism and the practical exercises of Tai Chi, this book describes how to use the most practical points from these ancient disciplines to enable us to reach out and grasp life with more energy, with more passion and with more wisdom. Instead of acquiring yet more tools, throw them away and learn the Art of Leaving Things Undone.
You Can Afford To Be A Pilot
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 35,230. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
The purpose of this book is not to teach ground school or flight training, but is intended to teach the reader how to shop for these services and, once purchased, how to keep them affordable, efficient and useful. Certifed FAA Instructor Timothy O’Connor uses his twenty years of experience with technical subjects and adult training to bring flying to people on a middle-income budget.
The Way of the River: My Journey of Fishing, Forgiveness and Spiritual Recovery
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 44,650. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This collection of memoirs reflect Randy Kadish’s journey of fly fishing and spiritual recovery that began when he admitted his life had become unmanageable. Then, he asked for help and relived the deep pain of his very traumatic childhood. To soothe himself, he turned to fishing. Finally, after an unexpected crisis, he found a way to forgive and connect to the good in the world.
Day Tripping: Kayak Wisconsin Door County Peninsula Bluffs, Beaches, Lighthouses, and Shipwrecks
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 53,810. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
20 day paddles with GPS coordinates for small watercraft launch sites, public accesses and restaurants with beach landings along the way. The fun to read guide shares the most dramatic bluffs, hidden beaches, lighthouses, entertaining history, coastal landmarks, and 15 shipwreck locations visible from kayaks. This is why Wisconsin's Door Peninsula is a premier kayaking destination.
Jose Silva Guide to Mental Training for Fitness and Sports: Think and Grow Fit
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 88,010. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2009 by Ed Bernd Jr.. Category: 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.
Triathlon for Girls Like Us
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 22,860. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports training
(5.00 from 1 review)
All you need to know for having a great time in your triathlon: common questions, expert opinions, training plans, how to avoid injuries, nutrition, and much more. Triathlons are a great physical and mental challenge. Finishing one is always a proud moment! With information specifically addressing women participation in the sport, this book is a great guide for beginners and experienced alike.
Adventures in Water Skiing: Part 1, Hot Dogging
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 23,900. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tony Klarich, well known pioneer and innovator, recounts his journey to notoriety as the world’s premier hot dog water skier. From the Long Beach Marine Stadium to the Parker Strip of the Colorado River and beyond, Klarich achieved water skiing fame with the help of his uncle Mike Murphy and the promotions of Herb O’Brien. Includes scores of classic photos and video links.
Making Sense of the NFL Draft
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 66,930. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: 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.
Risk to Gain
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,080. Language: English. Published: April 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
(5.00 from 1 review)
Have you ever dreamed of sailing around the world? If so, it probably wasn’t like this - stomach-churning storms, frustrating calms, broken gear, shattered hopes and stunning victories. Risk to Gain is the story of the men and women aboard two boats sailing around the world in the classic Whitbread Race. Travel with them on their voyage and gain a unique insight into their inspirational journey.
Blazing Bicycle Saddles
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,820. Language: English. Published: October 5, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(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.
Escort
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,720. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
(5.00 from 1 review)
An experienced kayaker shares her passion, insights & the 'how to' of escort kayaking for the open water, long distance swimmer.
An Old Salt's Practical Guide to Boating
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 46,480. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating and sailing
(5.00 from 1 review)
A basic boating guide, told in a salty tale format. Emphasis is on the practical and not on calculations and theory that the average boater doesn't need. The author has over 40 years of experience on the water as a pleasure boater, Coast Guardsman and commercial tug captain. This is an easy reading and entertaining way to become a proficient boater.
Game Fishing Diaries - Volume 2
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 72,400. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2011. Category: 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.
Motorcycle Safety (Vol. 1) Accident Free Riding, It's Not By Accident - Proven Techniques To Keep You On The Road And Off The Pavement
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Series: Motorcycle Safety. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 21,690. Language: English. Published: December 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
(5.00 from 1 review)
My experience is Accident-Free Riding is a mental exercise 90% of the time, but it's this mental aspect of road riding that's been neglected until now. This book addresses that issue. As a life-long motorcyclist with five decades of riding experience and hundreds of thousands of accident-free miles and an unscathed motorcycle with 140,000 miles, I'll let you decide if what I've learned helps you.
A Gigantic Whinge on the Celtic Fringe
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Price: $2.45 USD. Words: 51,700. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(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
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Series: World Adventurers Series, Book 1. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 57,020. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
(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.
Excuse me, which way is the Baja 1000?
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Series: Adventures of Airborne Andy, Book 2. Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 31,180. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
(5.00 from 1 review)
An aging working man and avid motorcycle enthusiast finds himself with one more chance at real adventure. With off-road riding skills developed as a teenager but unused for several decades, no desert racing experience, and a general purpose motorcycle suited more for commuting than off-road racing, Airborne Andy throws caution to the wind and reaches for the brass ring – The Baja 1000!