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Violence in Rugby
Price: Free! 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.
A Philosopher and A Firefighter Go Up A Hill
Price: Free! Words: 57,770. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & 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?
3 Sharks - A Sailing Story
Price: Free! Words: 18,980. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
(4.00 from 1 review)
This is a true story. It tells of a life and death situation that I found myself in while visiting Kenya in 1987. The journey is trepidatious, the outcome life-threatening. An African native's dress becomes a 'sail' with 4 lives in the balance. And there's 'adrenaline'.....you find what you are truly capable of when your adrenaline is pumping hard.
Martial Arts Soul, One Man's Journey
Price: Free! Words: 6,270. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
(5.00 from 1 review)
Martial Arts Soul is like a “Chicken Soup” for the martial arts soul. The stories focus on Larry Louderback’s journey in the martial arts from the past 36 years. These stories are amusing and inspirational.
Bijeg u planine
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.
The Tao of Tennis
You set the price! Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis
(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. **
Circling the City: Take a Hike Around Boulder, Colorado
Price: Free! Words: 1,910. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 1 review)
Tour Boulder’s wild side by hiking all the way around the city on this unique eight-part trek through prairies, riparian districts, and, of course, the foothills. Experience abundant wildflowers, acres of grasslands, the chirping antics of prairie dogs — all while enjoying some rare solitude in lesser-known open-space parcels.
Waterfalls & Lava Floes
Price: Free! Words: 3,040. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 1 review)
Warning - going further is not recommended! Do not approach the volcano! But we could see a steaming cloud up ahead, promising views of molten lava. We looked right and noticed sulfuric fumes billowing up, bringing back warnings of “don’t get surrounded by lava”. As I looked left, I heard a yelp of surprise. Looking back – and then down – I found Paul hip-deep in pumice.
The Search for New Dive Frontiers
Price: Free! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Scuba & Snorkeling
(5.00 from 1 review)
A travel article about volcanic, archeological and ice diving.
Golf Tales Volume I
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.
Who's on Second?
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."
Survival Guide for Beginners
Price: Free! Words: 18,830. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Social Science » Disasters & Disaster Relief
(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.
JenTil
Price: Free! Words: 4,600. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
A short memoir of a father introducing his daughter to backpacking on the Appalachian Trail.
Who Packed Your Parachute?
Price: Free! Words: 4,330. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
(5.00 from 1 review)
NOW REVISED AND UPDATED: How to tie better parachute dry flies. A short evaluation of new ways to tie better, faster, more imitative and durable parachute fly patterns. Tim Rolston takes a brief look at why parachute flies have traditionaly been fragile, why they are worth using and what steps you can take to make your flies better.
Surviving the Runner
You set the price! Words: 34,940. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
(3.00 from 1 review)
A 'spit-your-drink-out' funny, brutally honest account of being married to an ultra - runner.
The Way of the River: My Journey of Fishing, Forgiveness and Spiritual Recovery
Price: Free! Words: 44,650. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
(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.
A tranquil Day on the Strait of Canso
Price: Free! Words: 890. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Boating & sailing
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
This is a summary of a wonderful day spent dinghy sailing in the confines of the Strait of Canso which separates mainland Nova Scotia from Cape Breton Island.
Backcountry Trail Pics
Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
In the past ten years, I've seen some really great scenery in the backcountry of the national parks and wilderness areas in the western United States. This book is meant to be a "quick read" in that it should only take 10-15 minutes to view, but I hope these pictures last alot longer than that in your mind. You might also want to keep it handy to review when you get sick and tired of the office.
Life is Only a Game Baseball is Serious
Price: Free! Words: 7,610. Language: English. Published: August 19, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
(4.00 from 1 review)
People who love baseball do strange things. The best basketball player on the planet gave up millions of dollars and left the NBA to play for a thousand a month with a low level minor league baseball team. The world's first millionaire author would trade every dollar if he could have played just one season of professional hardball. Here are some baseball tales, all true but the last one.
Prepping On A Budget
Price: Free! Words: 1,200. Language: English. Published: January 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Education & Study Guides » Reference, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
(4.00 from 1 review)
Prepping on a Budget is for every prepper out there who feels out of the loop or uncertain about their gear or education because they can't afford "the best". This eBook goes into detail about where you can find cheap, yet reliable, gear. It also goes over how to find FREE education. You don't need to have