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Sequins and Scandals: Reflections on Figure Skating, Culture, and the Philosophy of Sport
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 35,770. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sociology of Sports, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Snow sports
Is figure skating sport or art? Is the judging corrupt? Why has figure skating's popularity gone into a death spiral? These beautiful essays address these questions and more. Informed by the author's training in philosophy and her familiarity with the work of noted dance critics, this book will help you glide effortlessly to a deeper understanding of the mysterious world of figure skating.
Behind Bars
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 52,220. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Bicycling
A collection of 14 articles by mountain bike journalist Mike Davis, all originally published in influential MTB magazine Privateer between 2009 and 2013. The articles include interviews with numerous influential bike designers, builders and riders -- Greg Herbold, John Tomac, Keith Bontrager, Mike Augspurger, Rob Vandermark, Jeff Jones and many more.
Mental Toughness - Mastering Your Mind
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,710. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports Psychology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
dr steve harris, successful business man, academic, world champion sportsman, former mind coach for an international sport team and conference speaker. this background has spawned a book on mental toughness. it is based on the outcomes of his phd thesis and goes beyond his scientific and personal truths delving into what leaders in the field and authors claim about mastering your mind
SEMI-PRO-AM: The Basketball Reality You Never Knew
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,630. Language: American English. Published: January 31, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Basketball
The untold true story of a Basketball Reality where NBA All Stars matchup with Footlocker Employees, FIBA World Champions face High School Wannabes and where the salary of one team’s 12th man equals that of this team’s entire roster. 15 men battle the opposition, each other and themselves to succeed against everyone from the Sport’s Bottom Feeders and those who feast at its Highest Table.
Sensible & Sensitive Horsemanship - Dr. Mike's Horsemanship Guides
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 24,760. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
This is a combined work containing Dr. Mike's Horsemanship Ground Steps to Success, Dr. Mike's Horsemanship Responsive Riding, Dr. Mike's Horsemanship Riding Exercises, Dr. Mike's Horsemanship Horse Owner's Modern Keys for Success.
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Price: Free! Words: 50,610. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Running & jogging, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Charting my journey from non-runner to ultra-runner, this book follows my training from the first tentative steps, through my first marathon attempt, to a blow by blow account of the crushing lows and soaring highs of the Marathon des Sables. This memoir is an expression and an explanation of my love affair with running.
The Nearly Men
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 77,240. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2014 by Stanhope Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Motor sports, Nonfiction » Transportation » Automotive / History
Over 400 drivers have taken part in World Championship Grand Prix racing, since it's inception in 1950. Some have won championships, others just races. Then there are those who sat on edge of greatness. Those who stood on the podium but cannot claim a victory to their name. This is their story.
Riding the Dragon's Back: The Great Race to Run the Wild Yangtze
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 102,240. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014 by Desktop Adventure. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
The thrilling and true account of the competition to be the first river rafting team down the Yangtze, one of the world's longest and most mythic rivers. When a group of American rafters begins its trip high in the Tibetan Plateau, China's patriotic youth rush to the river to beat the foreigners down their own historic waterway, the "dragon" of the title.
A Long Walk in the Alps - the Eiger to the Matterhorn
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,540. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hiking
A Long Walk in the Alps recounts a hike through the mountains of Switzerland from Grindelwald in the Bernese Oberland to Zermatt in the Valais. In this real life adventure, the author sets out along the path known as the Eiger Trail with the aim of reaching the mountain town of Zermatt beneath the far off Matterhorn but the journey is almost over in its early days...
Dagny Rocks
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 148,380. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sailing, Nonfiction » Travel » Specialties & interests
Rhea grows up in the hippie days of the 70's aboard a hand-built, ocean-going tugboat. Later she joins Icelander Petur on his big sailing ketch. With an ever-changing crew, Dagny voyages nearly non-stop happily surviving mechanical failures, ripped sails, a keel conversion, irate port captains, multiple mast-removals, and two Newfoundland winters.
4 Minutes Of Time Added On Vol.1 - rjb81media Football Blog 2012
Price: Free! Words: 54,880. Language: British English. Published: January 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
A review of 2012 in, predominantly English, football as it appeared to Richard Brook, of 4 Minutes Of Time Added On the football blog from rjb81media.
Got To Do The 42
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 78,780. Language: British English. Published: January 14, 2014 by Empire Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby
Events in the summer of 2012 inspired Martin McNelis to undertake a long-held ambition to visit all forty-two professional grounds in Scotland. Within an eight month period he travelled the length and breadth of the country, as such this book provides a unique snapshot of the Scottish game in a period when many seem to have written it off.
Golf Basics
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 26,930. Language: Simple English. Published: January 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Golf has seen an incredible rise in popularity over the past few decades, and that popularity continues to grow. From the days when golf was consider the pastime of a select few old folks who walked the greens in their checked pants, the sport today has a tremendous following.
I'm Almost Out of Cha: Woody Paige's Chalkboard Tales
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 37,770. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014 and represented by David Vigliano. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Fiction » Humor & comedy » General
Before there was Facebook, before there was Twitter, there was Woody Paige's chalkboard! Compiled here are almost 2,000 of Woody's favorite chalkboard quotes. Some are witty, some are witless, all are under 140 characters.
Tactical Survival: Prepper Checklist, Supplies, Strategies, Helpful Hints
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 21,880. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Outdoor Skills
The practical approach to Prepping is presented here in the form of blog posts from prepperuniverse.blogspot.com whose motto is "Don't Be Scared, Be Prepared!." Topics covered include: What is a Prepper?, urban gardening, mulching, using rainwater, home security, bug out bag, hunkering down, SHTF, dutch oven cooking. Also includes a original Prepper Fictional Short Story.
New Century, New Team: The 1901 Boston Americans
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 153,250. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History
They weren't the Red Sox yet in 1901. This volume represents the collective work of more than 25 members of SABR, offering individual biographies of the 1901 Boston Americans, the players, team owner Charles Somers, league founder Ban Johnson, and two of the team's most noted fans: Hi Hi Dixwell and Nuf Ced McGreevy. There is also a "biography" of the Huntington Avenue Grounds ballpark.
Base-Ball: How to Become a Player
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 40,320. Language: English. Published: January 7, 2014 by Society for American Baseball Research. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / History, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Baseball / Essays & Writings
John Montgomery Ward (1860-1925) tossed the second perfect game in major league history and later became the game's best shortstop and a great, inventive manager. He led the players into their own league in 1890 and came within a hair's breadth of changing the structure of baseball forever. Two years before that, however, in 1888, he published this handbook.
2014 Edition: The Business & Politics of Sports
Series: Sports: The Business and Politics of Sports, Book 5. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 274,960. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Sports business, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Economic policy
Sports is a global business. For many it is a game but the real business of sports is business. Sports is powered by governments that make laws which regulate the business of sports. Most nations have Sports Ministers and sports is a government level position and concern. The e-book takes a look at the global sports industry between August 2010 and January 1, 2014 and how the business operates.
1 Step to Better Golf (4-book Series)
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 32,700. Language: English. Published: December 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Golf
Get all four highly-acclaimed 1 Step to Better Golf books for one low price. Included are the original 1 Step to Better Golf, 1 Step to Swinging Like Tiger, 1 Step to Hitting it Long, and 1 Step to Perfect Putting. With the 1 Step to Better Golf Series, you will start playing the best golf of your life.
Horse Schools: The International Guide to Universities, Colleges, Preparatory and Secondary Schools, and Specialty Equine Programs 4th Edition
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 73,380. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2013 by Thoroughweb Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » College Guides, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Equestrian
Revised and updated, this indispensable guide features more than 580 universities, colleges, preparatory and secondary schools, and specialty programs in thirty-one countries throughout the world that specialize in equine studies. It is the best source of information available for parents of horse-crazy children, college-bound equestrians, and students desiring a career with horses.