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Into the Deepest and Darkest
Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 57,700. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Water sports
As a member of a team of expert deep/cave divers for more than 12 yrs, including the achievement of four Guinness Records for deep diving, the author is uniquely positioned to give an account of his experiences, motivations and adventures. This book is his personal account of the expeditions and the people he's been privileged, not only to dive with, but to call his friends. Safe Diving Everyone.
Chasing a World Record
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 13,070. Language: English. Published: March 12, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Skydiving, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Chasing a World Record is the story of an average skydiver who decides to become a world record holder, participating in Jump For The Cause 2002, a female world record attempt series & benefit for the City of Hope. Told through postings to an internet forum, the story follows the author from flat on her back after back surgery to world record holder. 25% of sales to be donated to cancer research.
The Real Life of Amelia Earhart, The Feminine Flying Wizard
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,490. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
Amelia Earhart set a number of flying records in her outstanding career, but she wanted one more. She wanted to fly the circumference of the earth at the equator level. She and her navigator Fred Noonan were within seven thousand miles of finishing the 29,000 mile journey when they crash landed. Anthropologists have found remains on an isolated atoll in the Pacific.
Fatally Flawed - The Quest to be Deepest (2nd Edition)
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 48,890. Language: English. Published: July 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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Fatally Flawed is an inside look into the world of deep diving. This is the story of how Verna van Schaik become the deepest woman in one of the most extreme sports in the world, cave diving. Hers in an unusual career, she has dived with Nuno Gomes (deepest man in the world) and was a key part of Dave Shaws 280meter body recovery attempt.