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Speed Kings: The 1932 Winter Olympics and the Fastest Men in the World

Andy Bull · AVERY, an imprint of Penguin Random House
Pages: 290
Format: Print book

A story of risk, adventure, and daring as four Americans race to win the gold medal in the most dangerous competition in Olympic history. In the 1930s, as the world hurtled toward war, speed was all the rage. Bobsledding, the fastest and most thrilling way to travel on land, had become...
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Epic Bike Rides of the World

Lonely Planet · Lonely Planet
Pages: 327
Format: Print book

Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Discover 200 of the best places to ride a bike in this beautifully illustrated hardback. From family-friendly, sightseeing urban rides to epic adventures off the beaten track. Destinations range from France and Italy, for the world's...
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Mastering Golf's Mental Game: Your Ultimate Guide to Better On-Course Performance and Lower Scores

Matthew Rudy · Crown Archetype
Format: Hardcover

Perfect your mental approach to your game To be a golfer is to tinker—with everything from equipment to grip to swing. But one thing most players don’t give enough attention to is the mental game. Psychologists aren’t a new phenomenon in golf, but Dr. Michael Lardon is a different...
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Unbroken A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

Laura Hillenbrand · Random House
Pages: 473
Format: Hardcover

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER * NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE * Hailed as the top nonfiction book of the year by Time magazine * Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for biography and the Indies Choice Adult Nonfiction Book of the Year awardOn a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces...
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Play Sports Right: Your Way!

Bill Patton · 720 Degree Coaching
Pages: 100
Format: Paperback

You know the anguish kids feel when their sporting experience has been taken over by pushy parents, and over the top coaches. This book solves that problem by educating and empowering kids to take charge of their sporting lives. This book is a personal conversation between the author, the young...
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Why Football Matters: My Education in the Game

Mark Edmundson · Penguin Press
Pages: 229
Format: Hardcover

Acclaimed essayist Mark Edmundson reflects on his own rite of passage as a high school football player to get to larger truths about the ways America's Game shapes its menFootball teaches young men self-discipline and teamwork. But football celebrates violence. Football is a showcase for athletic...
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Ice Bowl '67: The Packers, the Cowboys, and the Game That Changed the NFL

Chuck Carlson · Sports Publishing
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

For those players who remain, the scars still run deep when it comes to the infamous "Ice Bowl," played December 31, 1967, between the Green Bay Packers and Dallas Cowboys.There are players even today who suffer the ravages of frostbite and lung damage from a game many of the players...
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Terry Bradshaw: From Super Bowl Champion to Television Personality

Brett L Abrams · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Terry Bradshaw made a name for himself as the star quarterback for the Pittsburgh Steelers, winning four Super Bowls and twice earning the MVP award. Beyond his athletic success, Bradshaw has established himself as a true cultural icon through his ventures into television, movies, and music.In...
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Fast-Track Triathlete: Balancing a Big Life with Big Performance in Long-Course Triathlon

Matt Dixon · VeloPress
Pages: 364
Format: Paperback

In Fast-Track Triathlete, elite triathlon coach Matt Dixon offers his plan of attack for high performance in long-course triathlon -- without sacrificing work or life. Developed for busy professionals with demanding schedules, the Fast-Track Triathlete program makes your PR possible in Ironman®,...
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White Mountain: A Cultural Adventure Through the Himalayas

ROBERT TWIGGER · Pegasus Books
Pages: 480
Format: Hardcover

A sweeping biography of the Himalayas by the acclaimed author of Angry White Pyjamas.Home to mythical kingdoms, wars and expeditions, and strange and magical beasts, the Himalayas have always loomed tall in our imagination. These mountains, home to Buddhists, Bonpos, Jains, Muslims, Hindus,...
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Best Bike Rides Cape Cod and the Islands: The Greatest Recreational Rides in the Area

Gregory Wright · Falcon Guides; First Edition edition
Format: Print book

Best Bike Rides Cape Cod and the Islands describes 40 of the greatest recreational rides in the Cape Cod area. Road rides, rail trails, bike paths, and single-track mountain bike rides all get included. Most rides are in the 5- to 35-mile range, allowing for great afternoon outings and family...
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Throwback: A Big-League Catcher Tells How the Game Is Really Played

Jason Kendall · St. Martin's Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Ever Wonder What's Being Said at Home Plate?How a Team Silently Communicates?What Goes on in the Clubhouse Behind Closed Doors?America's pastime has always left fans and amateur players alike yearning for the answers to questions about how pros play the game. Jason Kendall is an All-Star...
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Fire Making: The Forgotten Art of Conjuring Flame with Spark, Tinder, and Skill

Daniel Hume · The Experiment
Pages: 192
Format: Hardcover

A Richly Illustrated Guide to Making Fire Without a Lighter If you ask outdoorsman Daniel Hume for the fastest, most practical way to start a fire, he'll tell you: Use a match. But he probably won't stop there. For Hume, conjuring flame is an art form, and seeking out the old ways...
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God and Starbucks: An NBA Superstar's Journey Through Addiction and Recovery

VIN BAKER · Amistad
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

An astonishing memoir of redemption - the moving story of a former top NBA player who miraculously rebounded from a monumental fall thanks to hard work and his deep, transformative faith.Sixteen years ago, Vin Baker was an NBA All-Star, an Olympic Gold medalist, and a multimillionaire....
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