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The Great Outdoors: A User's Guide: Everything You Need to Know Before Heading into the Wild

Brendan Leonard · Artisan
Pages: 319
Format: Hardcover

The outdoor market has never been hotter. This easy introduction to outdoor life will ensure that even a novice won't get lost in the woods while finding an activity he loves to do in the great outdoors--whether it's hiking a 14er or camping on ice. With 400 strategies for engaging in the outdoors,...
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Taken by Speed: Fallen Heroes of Motor Sport and Their Legacies

Connie Ann Kirk · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 237
Format: Hardcover

The number of athletes who have died competing in the sport of motor racing, including amateurs and professionals around the world, stretches into the thousands. Despite the danger, drivers continue to compete day in and day out for the thrill and joy of the race. In Taken by Speed: Fallen...
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Krav Maga: Disrupt, Damage, Destroy, Disengage: Practical Solutions to Real World Challenges

Adam Fisher · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 54
Format: Paperback

Just like most people in the world we all want to be able to defend ourselves against an attacker. Krav Maga was created in the 1930s to help the Jews in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia against unwanted fascists. It wasn't taught in a studio; it was taught by Imre Lichtenfeld to his friends...
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Geocaching Handbook: The Guide for Family-Friendly, High-Tech Treasure Hunting

Layne Scott Cameron · Falcon Guides
Pages: 152
Format: Paperback

This book introduces the reader to the fast-growing outdoor sport of geocaching, which combines aspects of treasure hunting, high-tech navigation, and exploration.New to this book:--Updates to technology and use of social media. --Full chapter on smartphone apps.--Updates to photography...
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Truth Doesn't Have a Side: My Alarming Discovery about the Danger of Contact Sports

Bennet Omalu · Zondervan
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

One day in 2002 the fifty-year old body of former Pittsburgh Steeler and hall of famer Mike Webster was laid on a cold table in front of pathologist Dr. Bennet Omalu. Webster's body looked to Omalu like the body of a much older man, and the circumstances of his behavior prior to his death...

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The Push: A Climber's Journey of Endurance, Risk, and Going Beyond Limits

TOMMY CALDWELL · Viking
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

A dramatic, inspiring memoir by legendary rock climber Tommy Caldwell, the first person to free climb the Dawn Wall of Yosemite s El Capitan

On January 14, 2015, Tommy Caldwell, along with his partner, Kevin Jorgeson, summited what is widely regarded as the hardest climb in history...

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Walter Harper, Alaska Native Son

Mary F Ehrlander · Bison Books
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

Walter Harper, Alaska Native Son illuminates the life of the remarkable Irish-Athabascan man who was the first person to summit Mount Denali, North America's tallest mountain. Born in 1893, Walter Harper was the youngest child of Jenny Albert and the legendary gold prospector Arthur...
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The Bolt Supremacy: Inside Jamaica's Sprint Factory

Richard Moore · Pegasus Books
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

Like football evokes Texas in Friday Night Lights, so does the speed and drama of sprinting provide a unique view into Jamaica -- home to the mighty Usain Bolt and the fastest runners in the world. Beijing 2008: Usain Bolt slows down as he approaches the finish line of the the 100-meter...
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The Long Distance Runner's Guide to Injury Prevention and Treatment: How to Avoid Common Problems and Deal with Them When They Happen

Brian J. Krabak · Skyhorse Publishing
Pages: 440
Format: Paperback


An indespensible safety guide for professional athletes, coaches, lifelong runners, and beginners.



For any runner who loves hitting the pavement and conquering half-, full-, and ultra-marathons, getting injured is a terrifying, and often heartbreaking, setback. Yet, almost...
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A Hole in the Wind: A Climate Scientist's Bicycle Journey Across the United States

DAVID GOODRICH · Pegasus Books
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An epic bicycle journey across the American hinterland that engages the challenges of climate change alongside a diverse array of American voices. After a distinguished career in climate science as the Director of the UN Global Climate Observing System in Geneva, David Goodrich returned...
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The Last Stand of Payne Stewart: The Year Golf Changed Forever

Kevin Robbins · Hachette Books
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Forever remembered as one of the most dramatic storylines in the history of golf, Payne Stewart's legendary career was bookended by a dramatic comeback and a shocking, tragic end. Here, Robbins brings Stewart's story vividly to life. Written off as a pompous showman past the prime of his career,...
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Run Like a Girl 365 Days a Year: A Practical, Personal, Inspirational Guide for Women Athletes

Mina Samuels · Skyhorse
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

No matter how hard it is to get out the door, it's on the road that we meet our strengths and weaknesses, have the space to contemplate our hopes and dreams and ultimately find what makes us happy. Not every workout is an epiphany. Instead, each time out on the road - no matter how much...
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Wilderness First Aid: Emergency Care in Remote Locations

Alton L Thygerson · Jones & Bartlett Learning
Pages: 484
Format: Paperback

When you are faced with an injury or sudden illness in a remote location, it is essential to know what to look for and what to do. Wilderness First Aid: Emergency Care in Remote Locations, Fifth Edition is your comprehensive guide. A must for outdoor recreationists and those who live or work...
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A Speck in the Sea: A Story of Survival and Rescue

John Aldridge · Weinstein Publishing
Pages: 280
Format: Print book

In the dead of night on July 24, 2013, John Aldridge was thrown of the back of the Anna Mary while his fishing partner, Anthony Sosinski, slept below. As desperate hours ticked by, Sosinski, the families, the local fishing community, and the U.S. Coast Guard in three states mobilized in an unprecedented...
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A Still Quiet Place for Athletes: Mindfulness Skills for Achieving Peak Performance and Finding Flow in Sports and Life

Amy Saltzman · New Harbinger Publications
Pages: 256
Format: Paperback

Find flow and reach peak performance - in sports and in life. Based on the groundbreaking Still Quiet Place mindfulness program, this workbook provides practical, step-by-step exercises and skills to help you gain present-moment awareness and achieve your athletic goals.Are you looking...
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