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2018 RULES & RECORDS By Tim Kelly
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Rules and Records This is the annual rules and Records of the Loring Timing Association
THE 9-MILE MARATHON By MARLIES KORT
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It’s easy to get wrapped up in following those ‘standard’ training schedules. The shocking truth is they're all based on a big lie. Marlies is not just a champ, nor just a great... More > coach. She’s a visionair. Passionate about running. And sharing. Teaching. With a strong desire to exploit new insights. Not afraid to change the running society. Marlies teaches us how we can do without the old ’no pain no gain’ mantra. It is new, and yes, disruptive. Breaking with what most coaches tell you today. There isn’t any other marathon training program like it.< Less
Winning Strokes By Michael Chambers
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Mindfulness can help our cricketers to stay in the moment, become calm and alert, thereby enhancing their performances.
The Valley Boys: The Story of the 1958 Springs Valley Black Hawks By W. Timothy Wright
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In the summer of 1957, the Indiana towns of French Lick and West Baden decided to merge two high schools that had been fierce rivals for decades. It was a decision that did not go over well in those... More > divided communities. W. Timothy Wright weaves the gripping story here, chronicling the events that followed the fateful consolidation of two schools and two basketball teams. But an extraordinary first season slowly revealed the team’s fierce determination to win, and the players became a microcosm of the two towns, teaching its citizens how to come together as one united community. As these ten boys and their coaches embarked on an epic journey, filled with valuable life lessons, they had no idea they were about to record one of the most unforgettable chapters in Indiana high school basketball. The Valley Boys shares a story of a special high school basketball team that came together for an unbelievable, unexpected, and historic season.< Less
98 Days Of Wind: The Greatest Fail Of Our Life By Ras & Kathy Vaughan
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On March 4th, 2017, Team UltraPedestrian set out to do that which had never before been done: a double thru-hike of the Grand Enchantment Trail. Through this collection of trail dispatches, video... More > transcripts, journal excerpts, and short narratives their journey unfolds in a rapid-fire staccato stream-of-consciousness. Join Ras and Kathy while they push their minds, bodies, and relationship to the limits and beyond as they struggle to endure 98 Days of Wind.< Less
Missouri Trailblazing 2018 By Melinda J. Burgoon
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Missouri Trailblazing is your Trail Riding Bible. For more than 20 years, this book has been written for you the trail rider by trail riders - a group of dedicated Missouri Trailblazing volunteers. ... More > It is a carefully compiled reference guide of Missouri Trails, including not only trail maps, but also invaluable information such as how big is the trailhead for your trailer to thirst quenching water resources for you and your equine friend. In this 2018 Edition, you will also find Money Saving Discounts, making it an even greater value for all your trail riding adventures.< Less
A Twisting Turning Life By Nattamon Kulnides
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This book is about a girl named Courtney Evans. Through moving schools, friendship problems, and mean girls, Courtney's gymnastics dream comes true.
The Science of Fencing By Christopher Holzman et al.
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The Science of Fencing, by Giuseppe Rosaroll-Scorza and Pietro Grisetti, first published in 1803, presents a thorough treatment of Neapolitan fencing. This book was hugely influential in Italy, and... More > was cited and appealed to as authority by Maestri Masiello and Parise, among many others. Technically, the book treats fencing with the sword alone, and includes parries with the unarmed hand, grappling and throws, and counters to those. There is also a wealth of tactical advice provided by the authors, who were officers in the military of the Italian Republic.< Less
Life Is All About Range By Jane Pastore Coleman
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Life Is All About Expanding Your Personal Range. Our lives are too precious to be spent doing all the busy things that eat up our time and energy. Many people today are burning out mentally and... More > physically from the business of just living and doing not what they want to do, but what they have to do—living narrow, monochromatic predictable, boring lives. In Life Is All About Range, author Jane Pastore Coleman shares her thoughts on how we can live the life we were meant to live to the fullest. She tells her personal story of an unlikely and extraordinary relationship that resulted from the chance meeting of two people with very different lifestyles and backgrounds. They learned to respect and treasure their differences and used them to expand the diversity of their life experiences, thereby expanding their personal ranges. Now Coleman challenges us to live life to the fullest, constantly seeking and experiencing new knowledge, adventure, and opportunities in every dimension of our lives.< Less
Austin, Pa.'s Major Leaguer By Jim Pransky
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"Austin, Pa.'s Major Leaguer" tells the story of Mark Corey, one of 18 graduates of Austin High School in 1992. This book traces Mark's determined, but detoured trek to baseball's big... More > leagues. It's a tale of one family's love, guidance and support, but it also recognizes residents living in sparsely populated villages and towns in northern Pennsylvania and the role that youth athletics plays in the morale and fabric of a small community. It shines a spotlight on the past and present achievements of many whose actions on the field or court united citizens and created memories that defy the march of time.< Less
New Discourse on the Art of Fencing By Reinier van Noort
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Joachim Köppe’s Newer Discurs der Rittermeßigen und Weitberümbten Kunst des Fechtens, first published in Magdeburg in 1619 presents exactly what the title suggests – a... More > fresh discourse on fencing. Its author was not a fencing master, but a doctor attached to the University in Magdeburg, who had already written and published several works when he decided to write and publish a book about his great passion, fencing. His professional background is reflected in his Newer Discurs, making it not only an interesting, thoughtful text on fencing, but also a journey through the mind of a 17th century academic who is writing about his favourite subject. His Discourse is richly illustrated with many anecdotes, varying from his personal experiences meeting Salvator Fabris in Paris, to Athenians being strangled by the Minotaur in the Labyrinth.< Less
The How Wrestling Should Book Book Vol. 2 By Adam Blampied
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The annals of wrestling history are littered with missed opportunities. Every fan has borne witness to a storyline that could have changed the industry, but was left broken by tragic injury, ego, a... More > fit of creative madness, or all of the above! Join professional smart-arse Adam Blampied as he shares some of his classic rebookings, all re-written from scratch, extended, improved and now with COOL DRAWINGS AND STUFF! (Cool drawings courtesy of the ace Rebecca Morris - @inebriatedewok) Vol. 2 of The How Wrestling Should Book Book includes: The Divas Revolution nWo 2002 Sister Abigail The Nexus The Undertaker's Retirement Stone Cold's Hit N' Run Damien Sandow: Mr MITB Broken Matt Hardy and many more! And hey, you might even learn some wrestling history along the way! Everyone likes learning! PLEASE BUY THIS! Also featuring classic Pipebombs and Brand New bookings: The Women's Rumble 2018 Roman Reigns After The Break-Up Of The Shield Ding!< Less
The How Wrestling Should Book Book Vol. 1 By Adam Blampied
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The annals of wrestling history are littered with missed opportunities. Every fan has borne witness to a storyline that could have changed the industry, but was left broken by tragic injury, ego, a... More > fit of creative madness, or all of the above! Join professional smart-arse Adam Blampied as he shares some of his classic rebookings, all re-written from scratch, extended, improved and now with COOL DRAWINGS AND STUFF! (Cool drawings courtesy of the ace Rebecca Morris - @inebriatedewok) Vol. 1 of The How Wrestling Should Book Book includes: The Summer of Punk Bayley's First Year The Anonymous Raw GM The Straight Edge Society Breaking The Undertaker's Streak Kane's Unmasking Vince McMahon's Illegitimate Son The Invasion and many more! And hey, you might even learn some wrestling history along the way! Everyone likes learning! PLEASE BUY THIS! Also featuring classic Pipebombs and Brand New bookings: Jinder Mahal: WWE Champion Kurt Angle's Illegitimate Son Ding!< Less
Journals of a Kansas Fish Squeezer By Tommie Berger
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This book is a compilation of 38 years of work as a Fisheries Biologist and a lifetime of experience of a fisherman! Every biologist learns a lot in their work and hopefully can pass some of that... More > information on to other interested anglers. Any angler who has fished for a lifetime can surely learn a lot from the fish he pursues and too, maybe pass some of that experience on to others. Part way through my career, I started writing weekly columns for several newspapers, writing articles for the agency magazine, writing articles for other outdoor magazines, developing handout materials for some of my programs, and even weekly radio programs. Much of the fishing related material is reprinted in this book - a compilation of a career of information. Hunting and general wildlife information will be included in a future book on those subjects.< Less
BPSA-US Timberwolf Handbook (Coil-Bound) By BPSA US
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The official handbook for all Timberwolf-level scouts in the Baden-Powell Service Association, U.S.
The Duck Camp By Matt Wemple
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Duck hunting is a long and storied tradition in the Bayou State. Journey to the remote and wild reaches of southwest Louisiana where hunting and fishing isn’t just a pastime but a job... More > description. It is here the Miller Hunting Club has hunted, fished, and trapped for generations from their lodge, The Duck Camp. With roots going back a century, see how they’ve kept a duck hunting tradition alive through the most formative period in American waterfowling. They saw duck hunting at its best and worst throughout the 20th century and beyond. Their story is that of many who have built their own hunting traditions that epitomize Louisiana’s rich outdoor heritage which earns it the name Sportsman’s Paradise.< Less
McCall Rock Climbing Guide By Thomas Gebhards
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A book written for McCall Donnelly High School Senior Project. Small rock climbing guide book for the area around McCall, Idaho.
Inspection By Donovan McKee
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A collection of short stories inspired by the experiences of a junior alpine ski racer.
mountain biking jackson hole By chis owen
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The most complete guide to the fantastic mountain biking in and around Jackson Hole. In depth maps and ride descriptions for all of the singletrack that you can handle.
Divide by Two Wheels: Racing a Mountain Bike Unsupported, 2,700 miles from Canada to Mexico on the Continental Divide By Michael J. Devitt
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Spanning 2,700 miles from Banff, Alberta, to Antelope Wells, New Mexico, the Great Divide Mountain Bike Route annually serves as the host for the Tour Divide Bikepacking race. With no awards or prize... More > money for the winners and no entry fee, the Tour Divide is the ultimate athletic test of endurance and self-sufficiency in a battle against nature, the elements, breakdowns (both mechanical and mental), and fatigue, set against the beautiful backdrop of the Continental Divide. Divide by Two Wheels is the story of one man’s experience in racing the 2016 Tour Divide, overcoming the adversities of the route and the challenges of equipment failure while making friends and experiencing the kindness of strangers along the way. This story of an epic adventure will have you dreaming of your own Tour Divide experience, learning what you are truly capable of with new challenges around every corner and over every summit.< Less
Power & Towers & Swimming: The Guide By Jacob Shellenberger
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Featuring Pure Power, Power Endurance, Drilling, Kicking, Post-Activation Potentiation, Other Forms of Power & Resistance, and much more, Power & Towers & Swimming: The Guide is the... More > complete and illustrated authority on power training for swimming. With over 100 sample sets, 56 illustrations, and 242 pages, this work will challenge you and your athletes to achieve new levels of performance and creativity.< Less
Whaddya Want? By John Parker
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StuntMasters is the story of 13 year old, Levi Kraft and his struggle to make sense of the crazy world around him. Finding little purpose in the daily routine of life his thoughts often wander to... More > more exciting places. He falls in with friendly cohorts to suffer through his days until a mystery BMX rider blasts onto the scene at the bus stop. This after school daredevil captures Levi's heart, mind, and dreams with BMX riding. Suddenly he has a reason to care about the people and events that swarm around him. Bit by bit he wakes to a world he never knew existed. With the help of a BMX bike, a skater kid, and some other odd characters he begins to learn that he has special powers of his own; powers of positive thoughts turned into purposeful action. Follow and laugh along as Levi discovers the meaning of the StuntMasters, the identity of the mystery rider, and perhaps the secret of life.< Less
Kenpo Karate Techniques for Yellow Belt By Mark Arnott
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A complete description of all American Kenpo Karate techniques required for Yellow Belt. This is a manual, meant to be used on the mat as you work out. Each technique is given a short description in... More > a couple of sentences, then a detailed step-by-step description that allows you to easily realize the stance or step or punch that needs review to make the technique work. Then follows a discussion, a section of comments by teachers and students about what has worked for them. The print is large enough to stand a good chance of being readable if left open on the floor next to you as you work out. No description of a technique covers more than a page, so you don't need to turn a page while practicing (the discussions do cross page breaks). This manual has been written as a tool- not only to help you learn the technique, but to be able to practice it without reading through paragraphs of detail.< Less
Aerial Hoop Manual Volume 2 By Rebekah Leach & Julianna Hane
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In the Aerial Hoop Manual Vol.2 there are over 1000 pictures in this beast of a book. Study advanced ways to move under the hoop with classic moves such as meathooks, heel hang and toe hang. Hone... More > your technique of the shoulder stand and splits all around the hoop in chapter two. Throughout the manual learn more about aerial theory and the big picture of how moves relate to one another in the "about this move" descriptions that accompany every move. There are chapters specifically dedicated to single point lyra and double point. In those chapters, you will learn the unique set of moves that can be done with one or two rig points, respectively. Once you have those moves down, turn to the chapter on transitions for fresh ideas on connecting the puzzle pieces. Bonus material in the book includes tips on spotting and the last two chapters introduce you to partner work. These chapters cover mirroring, stacking, weight sharing and more.< Less
The 21st Century Basketball Practice By Brian T. McCormick, PhD
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The game of basketball has evolved over the last generation, but basketball practices have changed very little during my 30 years in the game as a player, coach, clinician, and consultant.... More > Today’s game more closely resembles the game that we played on the playground than the one that we were taught in practices. The 21st Century Basketball Practice is an attempt to modernize the youth and high-school basketball practice and catch up to the evolution of the game. The 21st Century Basketball Practice addresses what to do and what to say at practice and references my experiences with an under-9 AAU team, high-school freshmen, and professional teams. It is not a drill book, although numerous drills are explained and used as examples. Rather than list a number of drills, the purpose is to demonstrate at approach that generates countless drills, and drills that promote better performance in games.< Less