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In the Footsteps of Whymper: Climbing Ecuador's volcanoes
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 10. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 17,460. Language: British English. Published: December 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
This is the story of Mark Horrell's journey in the highlands of Ecuador following in the footsteps of the Victorian mountaineer Edward Whymper, who is best-known for making the very first ascent of the Matterhorn in 1865. In 1879 he made first ascents of nearly all of Ecuador's highest mountains, and Mark was determined to find out more by climbing some of them himself.
"Double Duty" Radcliffe--36 Years of PItching & Catching in the Negro Leagues
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Price: $6.50 USD. Words: 77,210. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
"Double Duty" Radcliffe is the biography of one of the most unique baseball stars in history. Nicknamed "Double Duty" because he was an all-star pitcher and catcher, Radcliffe played from 1919-1954 in the Negro Leagues with and against the best white and black players in the world. Radcliffe's own words are intertwined with background information and interviews with more than 30 ex-teammates.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: Baltimore Orioles
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball
Test your knowledge with these hardball questions about your favorite team—all the sluggers, hurlers, and greatest moments in Baltimore Orioles history … 51 questions to challenge the diehard Orioles fan.
The True Peruvian Route: An ascent of Aconcagua, South America's highest mountain
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 13. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 15,920. Language: British English. Published: December 7, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Mark Horrell was privileged to climb Aconcagua with a man who had climbed the mountain more times than any other, and who had discovered one of its main routes. It soon became clear that you don't get a record like that unless you really care about getting to the top every time you set foot on the mountain. This is the story of their climb.
Climbing Colorado's Fourteeners
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,790. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
This is a collection of stories documenting ascents of 14,000 foot Mountains in Colorado during the 1960s and 1970s.
The Complete Guide to Triathlon Swimming
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 25,960. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Triathalon
Inside this complete guide, top triathlon swim coach Kevin Koskella shows you how to automatically accomplish more by employing the proper swimming methods and techniques. The book dispels the myths about swimming that may be holding you hostage. You'll swim with much more ease and retain the energy needed for the other two legs of the race- and to have a faster, more enjoyable triathlon.
In the Footsteps of Mallory: A journey to the North Col of Everest
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Series: Footsteps on the Mountain travel diaries, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 26,090. Language: British English. Published: December 5, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Mountaineering
Mark Horrell wanted to see Everest from its Tibetan base camp, one of the most famous mountain views in the world, but he also wanted to climb a little higher up the mountain and have a sense of what it might have been like for George Mallory, the first explorer to climb it. This is the story of his expedition to over 7000m on the North Col of Everest.
The Rhythm of the Game
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Price: $6.95 USD. Words: 40,690. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Children with special needs
How far should you go to win a little league baseball game? This time it was Blake that was sucked into the vortex; Blake Curtis, the only player with Down syndrome to ever play in the FABL, was coming to the plate next, brought by design as the weak hitter with two outs and a runner on third. Blake Curtis might possibly be the last batter for his team in the championship game.
The First Big Game Hunt
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You set the price! Words: 20,710. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hunting
The first big game hunt for buffalo and elephant in Southern Africa.Plus other hunting stories in South Africa. Knives, campfires, Star.
A Philosopher and A Firefighter Go Up A Hill
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Price: $5.55 USD. Words: 57,770. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: 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?
Rothschild's Guide to Football Handicapping
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 23,930. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
(5.00 from 7 reviews)
John Rothschild appears on ESPN Radio, Comcast TV and Sportsbook Review. His user friendly approach will benefit the seasoned professional, or the amateur. You'll enjoy John's comedic writing style which includes: 1. Thinking "Outside of the Box" to own almost anything you want. 2. Some of the dumbest wagers ever made. 3. A final exam to test what you've learned.
Fish And Eat Cheap
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 20,670. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2012 by Ken Rossignol. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Fishing
Is your budget getting crunched these days? Do you want to fill the freezer with the food doctors recommend the most? Then get busy fishing…and more importantly…CATCHING…as Cap’n Larry Jarboe says. Larry will show you all of his time-testing tricks for deluding fish enough to jump right on your hook and in some cases, just jump out of the water and into your boat.
Peak Performance - Why Athletes Fail & What To Do About It!
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Price: Free! Words: 19,740. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Shows athletes and coaches what prevents them from achieving and maintaining Peak Performance in any sport. This book will discuss the Secrets of the "Mr. Fix-It For Sport" system and what information they have to acquire to solve their biggest Prblems, Frustrations and Concerns in their training and during competition once and for all!
Aaron Torres Presents: The Year in Sports 2012 A Collection of the Year’s Best Names, and Storylines from the World of Sports and Beyond
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 89,610. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
The year 2012 really was a fantastic year in sports, and join author, journalist and blogger Aaron Torres in looking back at it all, through a collection of his best articles from the website www.aarontorres-sports.com.
Soccer Tough: Simple Football Psychology Techniques to Improve Your Game
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Series: Peak Performance, Book 1. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 55,750. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2012 by Bennion Kearny. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports coaching
Technique, speed and tactical execution are crucial components of winning soccer, but it is mental toughness that marks out the very best players. The ability to play when pressure is highest, the opposition is strongest, and fear is greatest. Soccer Tough demystifies this crucial side of the game and helps banish the fear, mistakes, and mental limits that holds players back.
Grappling Games: For Brazilian JiuJitsu (BJJ) and Submission Wrestling
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Wrestling
As a grappler (Judo, No Gi and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu), I have spent over a decade learning, observing and participating in submission wrestling. "Grappling Games" contain the games that I’ve been a part of where learning was fun and felt like play. I hope you have as much fun with these grappling games as I do.
How to Get a Free Athletic Scholarship: A Guide for the Student-Athlete
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,140. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business
How to Get a Free Athletic Scholarship: A Guide for the Student-Athlete is the ultimate blue print for obtaining a college athletic scholarship. Dr. Harold T. Swift, a former student-athlete and high school coach, provides a step-by-step process to increase a high school student-athlete’s chances to obtain an athletic scholarship. It is a must have for the aspiring student-athlete.
"How America Can Bike and Grow Rich, the National Bicycle Greenway in Action"
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Price: Free! Words: 111,640. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
As I work to actualize the Greenway I envisioned in 1994 in “Awake Again”, this book is set against the national Mayor's Rides we have run since my true comeback story became a book. In this sequel, from the Eagle HiWheel, I show the fun work I have been doing to make the NBG real, the actual Route and what it’s like to ride on it as we celebrate the 16 major cities it passes through.
51 Questions for the Diehard Fan: SEC Football
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 20,960. Language: English. Published: November 28, 2012 by Black Mesa Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
This eBook includes all 14 SEC titles in the 51 QUESTIONS FOR THE DIEHARD FAN trivia series: Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, LSU, Mississippi State, Missouri, Ole Miss, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas A&M, and Vanderbilt. In total there are 714 trivia questions dedicated to SEC football—51 for each team.
Motorcycle Safety (Vol. 2) Accident-Free Riding Revisited - More Proven Techniques To Keep You Shiny Side Up And Rubber Side Down
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Series: Motorcycle Safety. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 11,550. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: 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.