Books tagged: kayaking

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Truth, Plight of the Damselfly
Price: Free! Words: 1,870. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
(5.00)
One perfect morning on the water, author Mary Anne Smrz is greeted by loud trumpeting calls of the Sand Hill Cranes and a twanging bullfrog. Then a chance encounter with a Damselfly leaves the insect shaken. The Damselfly's struggle leaves Mary Anne to face her own truth and a personal challenge about honesty.
Sustenance, Silence and Wild Rice
Price: Free! Words: 1,660. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
What things, people, or places in your life provide sustenance for you? Do those things sustain body, but not soul? Author Mary Anne Smrz finds spiritual and physical sustenance have a common thread. Paddling among reeds and wild rice she finds the connection between two distinct elements of nature. In this story she shares insights about the importance of sustenance.
Bitter Fish
Price: Free! Words: 29,980. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » General, Fiction » Adventure » Action
(4.75)
Bitter Fish is a colorful, cynical, and very real tale of one man's search for meaning. Thomas's characters are open and outspoken with their (sometimes extreme) opinions, which gives the reader plenty of room to let the ideas in and bounce around.
Missouri River 340 First Time Finisher
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,130. Language: English. Published: June 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Canoeing, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking
The Missouri River 340 (MR340), known as the longest non-stop canoe and kayak race in the world, is rated as one of the top 100 American adventures by National Geographic. Covering 340 miles of the mighty Missouri River, only two-thirds of the paddlers finish the race. This book provides the analysis and insights paddlers need to prepare for, and compete in, this grueling adventure.
The Proper Paddler: Posture & Body Mechanics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 5,460. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
The Proper Paddler: Posture & Body Mechanics is a head-to-toe look at the principles and applications of body position and movement for kayakers.
Principles of the Ninja Paddler: Efficiency & Style for Kayakers
Price: Free! Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
You know all the kayak strokes but your paddling could be more polished and easy. Principles of the Ninja Paddler will help you make your boat dance by shining light on the concepts of efficiency and style for kayakers.
Follow Me: Leadership & Trip Planning for Paddlers
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 13,940. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Canoeing
Follow Me: Leadership & Trip Planning presents everything you need to know to be comfortable leading trips on the water in a single short book. A step-by-step guide, Follow Me includes diagrams and practice scenarios from real life. If you lead paddles in any discipline, you will find something valuable in Follow Me.
Paddling the Pacific Northwest
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,770. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Kayaking, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Canoeing
River and lake paddling in a sea kayak – not your typical jaunts in the Pacific Northwest. Here’s proof that enchanting journeys are born in dreams of personal exploration. A Canadian paddler heads south to probe the rivers of Washington, searching for “slow pusher” rivers to propel his kayak lazily downstream mile after mile.
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.
Sydney Outdoor Adventures
Price: $3.30 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: Australian English. Published: February 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Travel » Hikes & walks
Sydney Outdoor Adventures is the guide to exploring all the outdoor adventures that Sydney has to offer. In this guidebook you will find great beaches to swim and surf, islands to explore, camping grounds, mountain biking trails, snorkelling and diving sites, hiking tracks, and parks to enjoy. Complete with transport details, gear hire and lesson providers.