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Against All Odds: My Quest for the North American Super Slam By Justin M. Ragazzine
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At the end of 2011, Justin Ragazzine was an overworked entrepreneur with a New Year’s resolution to make more time for himself. But even he could have never imagined that booking a hunt online... More > to fulfill that resolution would take him on an ambitious quest across the world to harvest twenty-nine animals in two years, making him the youngest hunter ever to complete the North American Super Slam—and in a record twenty-seven months. In a fascinating account of his journey to several countries, territories, provinces, and states to realize his goal, Ragazzine shares stories of each expedition that included hunting on horseback for Dall sheep in the Mackenzie Mountains, bow-hunting for black bear in Canada, pursuing musk ox and caribou in the Arctic, and hunting for Columbia blacktail in Oregon. Included is advice on the best equipment and hunting techniques as well as helpful tips for others interested in embarking on similar expeditions.< Less
The Cordillera - Volume 9 By Christopher Bennett
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Each June the world’s toughest mountain bike race is held. Covering over 2,650 miles with over 170,000 feet of climbing, the race course follows dirt roads, muddy tracks and snow covered... More > mountains along the Continental Divide from Banff Canada to the Mexican border at Antelope Wells New Mexico. This is the Tour Divide, a unique race where the clock never stops and outside support is forbidden. It is the rider and their bike against the elements—and the internal demons. The Cordillera is the journal of the Tour Divide. The Cordillera Volume 9 shares the stories of the successes, and challenges, of the 2017 Tour Divide. This was a year when we lost the former Tour Dividers Mike Hall and JD Pauls. This edition is dedicated to them and the other vibrant souls who are no longer storming the roads, tackling massive climbs, stealth camping in the woods, kicking up dust, raiding convenience stores for calories, and inspiring the rest of us.< Less
Learning to Fish while Learning to Live,.... By Edward (Bud) W. Larkin Jr.
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This book is about the pursuit and enjoyment of fishing over a lifetime.
The Anatomy of Horse Race Handicapping Or How to Have Fun at the Track By J.M. Chodkowski
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This book was written for all of you, who watch horse racing only to find themselves lost, wanting to know more about the sport, but not knowing where to begin. Perhaps you're a regular race watcher,... More > who ends up spending all of their time explaining the sport to their accompanying friends and loved ones. It's not like you don't want them sharing in the enjoyment of a sport you love, but how many questions can you really answer? This book may just be the help you're looking for, as it offers a unique perspective on how to enjoy a day at the races. By the end of our lively and amusing discussion on how to handicap with your head, eyes, blood, gut, heart, and by your tail, namely, the physical anatomy common to both horse and human, well, maybe not the tail part exactly, the reader will be able to converse comfortably on any of the sport's diverse aspects. Most importantly, they will know how to have fun at the track.< Less
The Pocket Basketball Coach By Dan Swidron
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The Pocket Basketball Coach emphasizes that whatever your reason is for playing the game of basketball, having fun should be your number one goal. This handy coaching book shows you how to set goals... More > in order to become the best player you can be, by starting with and continuously working on the basic fundamentals. This strategy allows you to build a solid foundation that will enable you to improve your skill level and grow as a player. The book is written in an easy-to-follow format that has invaluable information and is also a great source for motivation and focus, both on and off the court. Everyone from beginners to high-level players will benefit from reading The Pocket Basketball Coach by Dan Swidron.< Less
The ESPY Golf Swing Coach By Charles W. Boatright
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Most golfers seek to get better by making their swing as simple as possible to produce distance, control, and consistency. The ESPY technique is like riding a bicycle: once you learn, you don’t... More > forget. Based on fundamental sprocket mechanics, the ESPY is an acronym for three simple Ergonomic movements, consisting of the Synch, Protract, and Yaw elements. The E is the ergonomics used to set up each S.P.Y. element of the golf swing. By learning what these mechanics are and how they create power, speed, and control, you’ll be able to: control backspin, loft, and trajectory; eliminate the negative effects of downtime and nerves; overcome common obstacles to develop a consistent swing.< 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
DeerBook By Robin Gryting
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I am not an expert. I am an amateur. I started these deer stories as a way to capture some unique experiences that I have had so I could remember them at a later time and so others could share in... More > them with me. I was mainly thinking of my son and three daughters, but I had a feeling that there would be general interest, because of the uniqueness of the experiences and details I was able to remember. The stories are true to the best of my ability to perceive and remember them. That means you see some unique happenings in the woods and the successes and failures of an amateur bow hunter. I expect some readers may not like the hunting of animals and my stories "tell it all." In spite of the killing I think it should be evident that I love animals and the woods, but I have developed the love of hunting deer with bow and arrows.< Less
Think To Win : Mental Toughness for Tennis Game By Gus Fernandes
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Tennis is what I do, I coach high performance and top nationally ranked tennis players. I find more and more that the key for success in all levels of play is in the mind of a player. That is often... More > neglected! As a player, I considered myself a nightmare for my opponents as I would naturally use all the tools I had to reach the goals I set to myself. Now as a coach, I put in this book all the tools I used as a player and also learned as a coach. This is a great tool and knowledge not only useful for tennis but for all sports and life in general.< Less
Controlled Process Shooting: The Science of Target Panic By Joel Turner
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Target panic is a natural phenomenon that afflicts every archer. It is not a disease. I have dealt with every form of target panic known to mankind throughout my 31 year archery career. I started... More > shooting a recurve bow at the age of 7 and I fully understand the frustration target panic can cause an archer. I can admit that I did not have control of my shot, because I did not understand HOW to gain that control. I have had the unique opportunity to train police officers in very stressful firearms events and it was in these events that I found the path to shot control. This book is designed to help aid shooters of every form manage shot control using a simple set of criteria.< Less
Coach Em Up By Steve Hagen
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Have you ever thought about why God doesn't just snatch you out of here the second you say yes to Him? I honestly think this is the exact second God begins to use you for His purposes. You start to... More > think differently, act differently, talk differently and coach differently. You start living differently because you know who you're living for and why you're here. God blesses others through us that believe in him. That's why He leaves us here, so we can be a blessing to others. Go Coach em Up His way and be a blessing to everyone around.< Less
My Hardcover Book By Kevin Emily
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Pathfinder: The Journey of the African American Wrestler, is a factual tribute that sincerely intends to honor the accomplishments and achievements of the many African American wrestlers and coaches... More > that impacted the historical commentary of high school, collegiate and amateur wrestling. The stories are told in the wrestlers' own words or that of friends and family members that were an integral part of their lives. Pathfinder is the manifestation of several months of research and interviews which details some of the greatest accomplishments in African- American wrestling history. These are their testimonies; this is the path that only they could travel. This is the story of The Pathfinder.< Less
RED SHOULDERED HAWKS FOR FALCONRY The Apex Game Hawk Hiding in Plain Sight By WILLIAM SANDERS
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Introducing the second, GREATLY expanded edition of RED SHOULDERED HAWKS FOR FALCONRY, THE APEX GAME HAWK HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT.(From 96 to 176 pages) The FIRST book on the Red Shouldered American... More > Hawk for falconry, with the forward by Steve Layman, famous Falconer, Biologist and Operant Conditioning, expert. Master falconer William Sanders shows ITS true nature, acceleration, speed, beauty and adaptability for falconry. Some have now labeled him the Father of Red Shouldered Hawk falconry in the USA. Field observations for 5 years, how to train, and hunting with male and females, MUCH MORE unique information on training methods like the Japanese Muchi stick, food bowl, operant conditioning games, the FIRST TIME in English, a DETAILED use of the EASTERN JANGOLI is presented. “The art of the Bartolo”( The side arm throw) is also taught. Every Austringer needs this book for this rare information. Biologist - Falconer Dr. Curt Erickson calls this “21st-century falconry meets ancient ways. A MUST READ.< Less
Living Above the Clouds: A Collection of Extreme Adventurous Short Stories By Richard W. Gourash
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From a young boy growing up on the outskirts of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Richard W. Gourash’s travels have taken him from plains to mountaintops, climbing some of the many steep ranges in... More > North America. He’s been through the Western United States, Alaska, and Northern Canada—through some of the most rugged mountains of the northern hemisphere. In Living Above the Clouds, he shares a collection of adventure short stories that detail his excursions to the most extreme, dangerous, and remote situations in the world. From his first western big game trip to Colorado to hunt elk and mule deer, to looking for Fannin rams in the Yukon Territory, Gourash sketches the details and adds vivid descriptions to paint a visual as he marches through time. The narratives included in Living Above the Clouds conveys Gourash’s deep passion for the outdoors and the challenges nature presents. It inspires others to go the extra mile, climb higher, and take on challenges, to realize their own dreams of adventure.< Less
Living Above the Clouds: A Collection of Extreme Adventurous Short Stories By Richard W. Gourash
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From a young boy growing up on the outskirts of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Richard W. Gourash’s travels have taken him from plains to mountaintops, climbing some of the many steep ranges in... More > North America. He’s been through the Western United States, Alaska, and Northern Canada—through some of the most rugged mountains of the northern hemisphere. In Living Above the Clouds, he shares a collection of adventure short stories that detail his excursions to the most extreme, dangerous, and remote situations in the world. From his first western big game trip to Colorado to hunt elk and mule deer, to looking for Fannin rams in the Yukon Territory, Gourash sketches the details and adds vivid descriptions to paint a visual as he marches through time. The narratives included in Living Above the Clouds conveys Gourash’s deep passion for the outdoors and the challenges nature presents. It inspires others to go the extra mile, climb higher, and take on challenges, to realize their own dreams of adventure.< Less
The White Line to Denver By Doug Bahniuk
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When Doug Bahniuk is riding on the road and a fancy car passes him, he thinks, “Poor guy can’t afford a nice bicycle.” That’s how much he loves riding his bicycle on the... More > road—something he’s done across Alaska twice, across South Korea, and across Oregon three times. In this memoir, he celebrates his love for riding and bicycles, which gave him the freedom to ride to the park and hang out with his friends as a child and the ability to dream as an adult. He focuses on a ride he began planning in spring 2007 from Boise, Idaho, to Denver, Colorado—one that his doctor did not want him to take alone. That’s because Bahniuk suffers from Parkinson’s disease, which makes it difficult to talk, walk, eat, and control his fine motor skills. But his philosophy about Parkinson’s has always been simple: Screw it, because he can ride a bicycle! Join the author as he conquers his fears, travels vast distances, and sees the impossible on The White Line to Denver.< Less
Elite Golf Success Plan By Eric Chapman
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This is a golf journal for use with Elite Golf. Students will use this to keep track of their progress.
The Captain's Playbook: More Than A Beast By Jeremy Kaufmann
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I began The Captain's Playbook toward the end of 2015, as a way to log my workouts so I could come back to them at a later time and see my progression. It is hard to form the words to describe how... More > lucky I feel, how fortunate I have been. My first book, released in November 2016 had more of an impact than I ever hoped it would. A simple journal I began for myself became a tool to help inspire others in their fitness journeys. It was a journal that followed me through my first year of elite obstacle course racing, but it became so much more than that. So when I reached the end of that first year, and the 2016 season, I typed it all up, and published it, so that it could be accessible to anyone. This book is a continuation of that mission. I read books and searched for ways to improve on and off the course. You will see my workouts evolve, and I hope that through reading this, you yourself, evolve!< Less
Team Effort Escorting a Dream By Sam Trumpold
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All-time Iowa five-on-five scoring leader Elle Ruffridge finished her high school basketball career in 2017. She rewrote the record books along the way, but she didn't do it alone. It takes a team,... More > and she was on a great one. This book tells some of how it all went down: the shots, the titles, and the records.< Less
12 Month Arm Care and Throwing Program By Jason Beeding
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The ARM - All Reps Matter 12 - Month Arm Care and Throwing program consists of several specific workout layers. Armed with a complete 12 month tracking calendar, this work out routine is poised to... More > add strength, stability, flexibility and mobility in the shoulder. Baseball and Softball players alike will benefit from this robust training circuit. The program includes Core, Mobility and strength building exercises, ideal and not limited to just baseball pitchers, but all male and female athletes who throw a ball. This pitching development program is complete with bullpen building sessions, long toss routines and pitch counts. Also included is a true foundation to pitch by, using a thoughtful mechanics breakdown for aspiring pitchers to learn and grow from.< Less
From Near and Far By Ray Dugan
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This collection presents 45 dances for enjoyment and improved technique by Ray Dugan, a professor of French living in Ontario. Like the deviser, it is a mosaic, representing various aspects of Ray's... More > life, including over thirty years of travel.< Less
Jim Hosmer's Climbs in the Cascade Mountains By Jim Hosmer
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Stories of early mountain climbing in the Cascade Mountains in Oregon and Washington . Stories by Jim Hosmer, photographer and mountain climber in the years just following World War II.
Baseball Rules in Black and White™: 2018 College Edition By James C. Bettencourt
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This book is for umpires at every level of baseball, but far beyond umpires this book should be in the hands of every coach, player, administrator, broadcaster and parent. Baseball Rules in Black and... More > White™ is an educational resource that enhances the most complicated and frequently called rules in baseball. This resource converts difficult rule book language into basic, easy to read sentences. It is formatted to help the reader easily find rulings. The over 400 converted rulings are comprehensive and accurate. Baseball Rules in Black and White’s™ content will empower anyone desiring baseball rule knowledge. Baseball Rules in Black and White™ is not filled with arbitrary rule book language. Baseball Rules in Black and White™ is a unique educational resource that effectively teaches the rules of baseball to the reader, a breakthrough in baseball rules education. “A Better Way to Learn and Apply the Rules of Baseball”TM www.baseballrulesinblackandwhite.com< Less
2018 Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook By Seth Stohs et al.
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The 2018 Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook goes in-depth and provides player bios, scouting reports, statistics and much more on over 170 Twins minor leaguers. From Acosta to Wiel, learn more about... More > some of the Future Minnesota Twins.< Less
2018 Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook By Seth Stohs et al.
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The 2018 Minnesota Twins Prospect Handbook goes in-depth and provides player bios, scouting reports, statistics and much more on over 170 Twins minor leaguers. From Acosta to Wiel, learn more about... More > some of the Future Minnesota Twins.< Less