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Running Mark's Marathon - The Making of a Mid-Life Marathon Runner
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 61,610. Language: British English. Published: September 29, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging
Are you a runner but don't think you have what it takes to complete a marathon? Do you think you are too old, too busy, too unfit or too slow to ever run the legendary 26.2 miles? This book will encourage you to think again. Busy mum of four Andrea Glenn journals her training for the London marathon in 2013 from the conception of the idea to the finish line. Includes a marathon training guide.
The Ultimate Angling Bucket List
Price: Free! Words: 269,210. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Life Sciences / Zoology / Ichthyology & Herpetology, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
A lifetime quest to catch 100 species of fish from UK waters; 300 species worldwide; a 200 pound fish from a trailed boat; a 200 pound fish from the shore; a 100 pound fish from freshwater; a double figure trout; a double figure Bass; a fish in excess of 1000 pounds, plus a British, a European and a world record before calling time on the practical angling.
Tyred Out, Cycling Adventures In Scotland
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 72,090. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
A collection of short stories about cycling adventures in Scotland. Starting with a crash, then crossing the country from coast to coast, visiting the islands and west coast, and ending with some bikepacking, a haunted bothy and a race.
Adventure North
Price: Free! Words: 76,970. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Canoeing, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
After graduating high school early, two teenagers paddled a canoe from their home town near Minneapolis to the subarctic waters of Hudson Bay. Over the course of 2200 miles and nearly two months, the pair battled freezing temperatures, massive waves, raging rapids, and desolate wilderness to find something that many believe to be lost: a true adventure. And they had a heck of a time doing it.
Chariot of Knowledge: The Lost History of the Ancient Olympic Games
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 68,900. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2016 by Sandra Rato. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Ancient, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
“Chariot of Knowledge” finally reveals the long-hidden story of the wider traditions that the Ancient Olympics were just one part of. Based on years of research into ancient sporting events and European mythology, it connects the famous games to a nigh-universal set of mystical beliefs that reach all the way back to the roots of Indo-European civilisation.
Win 'Em All - Little Laurel Wins Montana's Biggest Basketball Trophy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 50,710. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
A piece of sports history from Montana - an undersized team from one of the state's smaller high schools goes undefeated and wins its first state basketball championship by beating a bigger team (enrollment and lineup) in overtime, witnessed by the biggest crowd for a basketball game in Treasure State history. A vivid description from a sportswriter who was there takes you back to a glorious time.
A Forgotten First National Championship: The 1914 Army Football Team
Price: Free! Words: 186,880. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
See how the Army college football team was able to win all nine games during the 1914 season. Army decisively played and defeated teams from Rutgers, Colgate, Villanova, Notre Dame, Navy and others. The team was later named by the NCAA as one of three national college football champions for 1914. Players included future Generals Bradley and Van Fleet and Hall of Fame coach Bob Neyland.
Scouting for Boys
Price: Free! Words: 82,260. Language: English. Published: May 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Leadership, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Backpacking
When "Scouting for Boys" was first published in 1908, it changed the course of history by launching the worldwide Scouting movement. This unabridged republishing of the classic work is produced by ScoutingRediscovered.com - a project dedicated to rediscovering the timeless framework of traditional Scouting.
Au jeu/Play Ball: The 50 Greatest Games in the History of the Montreal Expos
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,210. Language: Canadian English. Published: April 21, 2016 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
This volume by members of the Society for American Baseball Research presents the 50 greatest games in Montreal Expos history. Bill Stoneman, Gary Carter, Andre Dawson, Steve Rogers, Pedro Martinez, and others appear in contextualized game recaps from the earliest days to the glory years of 1979-1981 to the end. Dennis Martinez's perfect game, Pedro's almost, and 48 more for your reading pleasure.
Pantani – l’ultimo trascinatore di folle
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,090. Language: Italian. Published: April 13, 2016 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
Marco Pantani, il Pirata, lo sportivo più popolare della sua epoca, un eroe per milioni di persone, l’atleta capace di accendere entusiasmi che non si vivevano dai tempi di Coppi e Bartali, il salvatore del ciclismo a seguito degli scandali doping, vinse sia il Tour de France che il Giro d’Italia nello stesso anno...
One Pitch Away: The Players' Stories of the 1986 LCS and World Series
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 112,280. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » Modern / 20th Century
Award-winning author Mike Sowell's provides thoughtful and intimate profiles of all the key participants to recount the drama of the1986 American and National League Championship and World Series. The result is top-notch baseball history with a very human touch of what many consider the greatest post season in the annals of baseball.
Tony C: The Triumph and Tragedy of Tony Conigliaro
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 92,610. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2016 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Boston sportswriter David Cataneo's definitive biography of the brilliant Boston star, covering his life from local boy star, to record-breaking AL slugger, to near death from a bean ball, to comebacks, more failure, then a tragic, early death. Tony C's turbulent relationship with the Red Sox is covered, as is his playboy adventures, ventures into pop singing, pro karate, and pitching.
Olympic Lyon: The Untold Story of the Last Gold Medal for Golf
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 76,570. Language: English. Published: April 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Olympics
Before Tiger Woods—and before Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Ben Hogan, and even Bobby Jones, there was the great Canadian George S. Lyon. This first account of Canada’s little-known golf legend, Olympic Lyon traces his incredible journey from small-town Ontario to the final match of the 1904 Summer Olympics in St. Louis.
Scout's Guide to Motorcycle Racing 2016
Price: $5.75 USD. Words: 117,260. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motorcycling
SCOUT'S GUIDE TO MOTORCYCLE RACING 2016 collects SCOUT'S GUIDE TO SUPERCROSS 2016, SCOUT'S GUIDE TO MOTOGP 2016, and SCOUT'S GUIDE TO MOTOAMERICA 2016 into a single mammoth edition. Ryan Dungey, Jorge Lorenzo, Cameron Beaubier, and the rest of the superstars of motorcycle racing are put under the microscope in this collected series of NFL-style scouting guides.
King Dragon — The World of Bruce Lee
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 54,230. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Martial arts
Norman Borine, a personal friend of the Lee family and proprietor of The World of Bruce Lee Museum, tells the story of the martial artist s amazing life from birth to death, including anecdotes and quotes from Lee s family, friends, students and fans, as well as interesting facts about his amazing physical prowess and films.
Relaxed & Forward: Relationship Advice from Your Horse
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 78,570. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
From the popular Relaxed and Forward blog comes training advice combining the everyday fundamentals of dressage with mutual listening skills. Blake writes with a profound respect for horses and an articulate voice for humans, blending equal parts inspiration and un-common sense. It’s serious training communicated with humor and lightness, because horses like cheerful riders.
Iconic Cars and Scale Models: Lotus 72E Racecar History and Scale Model Pictorial, Colin Chapman, Emerson Fittipaldi, Jacky Ickx, Ronnie Peterson, plus Auto Racing Analysis Victory Lane Milestones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 265,900. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Transportation
This unique book by Auto Racing Analysis (ARA) provides the history of the Lotus 72E racecar and a pictorial feature of the scale model car based on the car driven by Ronnie Peterson.
Iconic Cars and Scale Models: Tyrrell P34 Racecar History and Scale Model Pictorial, Formula 1, Ronnie Peterson, Jody Scheckter, Patrick Depailler, plus Auto Racing Analysis Victory Lane Milestones
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 265,740. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Antiques & Collectibles » Transportation
This unique book by Auto Racing Analysis (ARA) provides the history of the Tyrrell P34 racecar and a pictorial feature of the scale model car based on the car driven by Ronnie Peterson.
Desert Marathon Training - Tips For Beginners, 2nd Edition
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 63,420. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Extreme sports
So you want to run an ultra-marathon? And why not? Like the Marathon des Sables (MdS)? What is it like to run marathons, every day, in the Sahara, for a week? There are sandy desert races all around the world to test your body mind and spirit. All in breathtaking scenery far away from the daily grind. This book is about how to go from zero to hero!
Breaking the Slump: Baseball During the Depression
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 132,580. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2015 by Summer Game Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » History » American
It is a tribute to America's love of baseball that it thrived during the Depression, and enjoyed one of its most exciting and interesting eras. Esteemed author Charles Alexander provides a scholarly yet highly entertaining account, told in the greater context of a country struggling against poverty and racism. Winner of SABR's 2003 Seymour Medal for best baseball history book of the year.