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Pushing Boundaries: Students Remember 30 Years of Wilderness Challenge By Jerry Barker, Ed.D.
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They were mostly inexperienced campers, “raising their hands” to take a big risk, exchanging their comfortable lives for a difficult week of mountaineering. Over 135 college students and... More > alumni tell stories and share memories of teamwork and testing, disappointment and triumph. They pushed their limits, believed in themselves, and took time for personal reflection. Sometimes pain -- sore muscles, altitude sickness, and frozen toes -- seemed insurmountable. Yet in memory, overcoming physical challenges remains a source of great satisfaction. Persisting when they most want to quit teaches young people to think big. Exhaustion and discomfort can be dispelled by camaraderie and humility. In their futures, finding solutions to tough problems will require truly exceptional leadership. Whether they are called to lead, asked to lead, or forced to lead, all who dared those summits will be better prepared to meet any challenge they will face.< Less
He Runs Like Hell By Lee James Walewander
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"He Runs Like Hell" is a must read for any young man anticipating a baseball career.This is a chronological account of what life is like in the Minor Leagues.
Early Hockey in Hamilton, Ontario By Ken Scheffler
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This is an incomplete file containing records of early hockey games played in Hamilton, Ontario, as well as some of my research notes. Information has not been double checked so there may be errors.... More > I will revise this file as my research progresses.< Less
Surfski: Surviving At Sea By Kevin Brunette
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Surviving at Sea is an essential reference for every paddler who puts his or her surfski out to sea, for recreation or competition. Just being on a surfski brings on risk, due to the distance you can... More > reach from shore. Either you can choose to remain ignorant of the issues, or take the necessary precautions. This book contains the information needed to set up appropriate procedures to ensure survival at sea, from using leashes, flares, and factoring in the environment. In addition to practical aspects on safety, it includes details on coping with wind and swell, selecting safe entry and exit points, and avoiding rocks and reefs. Also included are the all-important issues of setting limits, confidence building, avoiding hypothermia, and encountering a shark. The content incorporates guidelines on self-sufficiency, balancing in your ski, remounting, and rescuing another paddler, promoting an ongoing, and positive offshore experience.< Less