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Pour Judgment
by HEATHER M ORGERON

Language

English

Pages

250

Publication Date

October 08, 2019

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鈽?A TOP 15 AMAZON BESTSELLER 鈽?lt;br /><br />Korie Potter鈥檚 got goals. Goals that do not include following in her mother鈥檚 footsteps. Rock stars and the life of the rich and famous? Yeah鈥?not interested. She likes her heart in one piece, thank you very much. <br /><br />Until a weekend of booze and bad decisions at camp Pour Judgment finds her fake-engaged to country music鈥檚 most notorious bad boy, Rhett Taylor, and completely at his mercy.<br /><br />You see, Korie Potter鈥檚 also got a dream, and her new 鈥渇ianc茅鈥?just may have the connections to make it come true.
Escape from the Ordinary
by JULIE BRADLEY

Language

English

Pages

328

Publication Date

December 13, 2018

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<h3><strong>When you arrive at foreign shores by sailboat, it鈥檚 not such a small world after all.</strong><br /></h3><p><strong>Come along with Glen and Julie as they sail around the world and discover that reality is even bigger than the <em>Escape</em> they imagined.</strong> This breathtakingly personal true story will thrill those wanting to sail off into the sunset or enjoy the wonders of the world from the comfort of home.聽Escape from the Ordinary聽reminds you of the unlimited possibilities in life and nudges the reader into thoughts of their own dreams.聽 Not a technical book about sailing or storm tactics but vividly described, full-tilt adventures on foreign shores. 聽<br /></p><h4>WHAT READERS ARE SAYING <br /></h4><p>鈥淪ecretly, we wish we had it in us, but life, fear, jobs, money or whatever creates roadblocks. What courage they must have had to follow this dream! So many places, so many adventures, and lessons learned. All along, because of Julie's descriptions, you are thinking, "How would I have handled that?" "What would I have done?" I love that it's written from a woman's point of view; and from someone who had little sailing experience. I recommend it highly!鈥?lt;br /></p><p>鈥淐ouldn鈥檛 put it down,鈥?described one reader, 鈥渁s <em>Escape from the Ordinary</em> took me beyond the glimpses of liveaboard life told in sailing and travel magazines.聽 I felt like I was onboard as they fought storms in the north Atlantic their first week at sea, navigated the Panama Canal dwarfed by oil tankers, and snorkeled in crystal clear Polynesian waters.鈥?lt;br /></p><p>鈥淭old with keen observations and sparkling with wry humor, Julie Bradley describes the terrors and pleasures of living an independent life where simple decisions have big consequences; where the mundane is seconds away from a life-threatening scare; and where seafaring obstacles can pale next to facing personal challenges.聽 If you have an ounce of adventure in your soul, read this book.鈥澛?聽</p><p>鈥淥rdinary people can do extraordinary things...This is not a trip to Cabo for a two-week vacation.聽 This is true life 鈥? on the edge real adventure.聽 I loved it鈥︹€?<em>Amazon Reviewer</em><br /></p><h4>GREAT PEOPLE, PLACES AND PROSE<br /></h4><p>You will want an atlas by your side as you travel from one epic adventure to the next with Glen and Julie on board their floating home; an Amel sailboat.聽 Immerse yourself deeply into islands and cultures and come along as they dodge voodoo curses in the Bahamas, claw their way out of an underwater cavern in the South Pacific, and experience adventures of a lifetime in places such as:</p><p>* Bequia<br />* Caribbean<br />* Trinidad<br />* Venezuela<br />* Colombia<br />* San Blas islands<br />* Peru<br />* Galapagos Islands<br />* Marquesas Islands<br />* Tuamotu Islands<br />* Tahiti<br />* Palmerston Island<br />* Niue<br />* Tonga<br />* New Zealand<br />* Fiji<br /></p>
Rock Climbing Technique: The Practical Guide to Movement Mastery
by John Kettle

Language

English

Pages

138

Publication Date

September 01, 2018

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<p>If you have ever wanted to move effortlessly and get the most from your hard-won climbing fitness, this is the guide you've been waiting for.</p><p>Getting better at rock climbing doesn鈥檛 have to be about strength, endurance, flexibility or hours spent on repetitive training. It doesn鈥檛 need to be a balancing act between losing fitness and getting injured overtraining. Climbing is fundamentally a skill-based sport, and this guide will change the way you look at moving on rock.</p><p>Whatever your ability, learning to master smooth, relaxed and powerful movement means maximising your enjoyment and performance of the sport. This is the definitive practical guide to improving your rock climbing technique, and making you a more efficient climber. Fully illustrated with over 35 skills exercises supported by online videos, this book allows you to plan out your path to excellent technique with drills and exercises suited to all levels of ability.</p><p>Written by the UK's leading climbing movement specialist, it鈥檚 packed with the knowledge and expertise gained over two decades as a professional climbing coach. Essential reading for all climbers from intermediate to elite in sport climbing, bouldering and traditional climbing.</p>
Alone on the Wall (Expanded edition)
by Alex Honnold

Language

English

Pages

320

Publication Date

October 02, 2018

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<p><strong>Including two new chapters on Alex Honnold鈥檚 free solo ascent of the iconic 3,000-foot El Capitan in Yosemite National Park.</strong></p><br /><p>On June 3rd, 2017, Alex Honnold became the first person to free solo Yosemite's El Capitan鈥攖o scale the wall without rope, a partner, or any protective gear鈥攃ompleting what was described as "the greatest feat of pure rock climbing in the history of the sport" (<em>National Geographic</em>) and "one of the great athletic feats of any kind, ever" (<em>New York Times</em>). Already one of the most famous adventure athletes in the world, Honnold has now been hailed as "the greatest climber of all time" (<em>Vertical</em> magazine).</p><br /><p><em>Alone on the Wall</em> recounts the most astonishing achievements of Honnold鈥檚 extraordinary life and career, brimming with lessons on living fearlessly, taking risks, and maintaining focus even in the face of extreme danger. Now Honnold tells, for the first time and in his own words, the story of his 3 hours and 56 minutes on the sheer face of El Cap, which <em>Outside</em> called "the moon landing of free soloing鈥 generation-defining climb. Bad ass and beyond words鈥ne of the pinnacle sporting moments of all time."</p>
The End: A Novelette of Haunting Omens & Harrowing Discovery
by Justine Avery

Language

English

Pages

88

Publication Date

September 02, 2015

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<b><i>It's impossible but it's </i>on-screen<i>. He's captured鈥?lt;/i>on camera<i>鈥攖he scene of his own death.</i></b><br /><br />One weekday to the next, Trevor quietly fulfills his roles as loving husband and father-to-be, trusted best friend, and dependable employee. He's chosen normality, routine, simplicity, even predictability: everything he never had as a child. And he prefers it that way.<br /><br />And then comes Saturday.<br /><br />The weekends are Trevor's alone. On the weekends, Trevor is king.<br /><br />Charging into the beckoning canyonlands of southern Utah, Trevor seeks out true challenge without hesitation, dares the ever-changing terrain to test his finest skill, and defies death itself as he pushes his mind and body to the max.<br /><br />He is the Weekend Warrior. Master of his machine. Trevor is a freeride mountain biker, and when he rides, the earth is at his command. <br /><br />Of course, he has to capture it all on camera. Trevor never rides without his helmet-mounted GoPro, recording the real-time video of his every triumph and technical maneuver.<br /><br />But <i>this </i> Saturday, the camera captures so much more. When Trevor presses the play button, eager to relive the thrilling moments of his impressive, recent ride, the scene that plays out before him on the television screen ends in an unexpected way. The footage is more than captivating; it's horrifying.<br /><br />They say that, in this age of advanced technology, if it wasn't filmed, it never happened. But what if it <i>hasn't</i> happened鈥攜et鈥攁nd it's already on film?<br /><br /><b><i>He has only two options: succumb to his fate the footage foretells or fight鈥攖o the death if need be鈥攆or his very own life.</i></b><br /><br /><hr />鈾?Medalist Award for Psychological Suspense (New Apple Summer E-Book Awards) 鈾?Bronze Award for Best Short Story (Feathered Quill Book Awards) 鈾?First Place Ebook Award (Reviewers Choice Literary Awards) 鈾?Silver Award for Short Story Fiction (Readers' Favorite International Book Awards) 鈾?B.R.A.G. Medallion 鈾?lt;hr /><br /><h3>Enjoy the Read...</h3><br />If you delight in <i>death foretold, outdoor adventure stories, mountain biking, cycling, and extreme sports adventure, and elements of your well-loved techno thriller, outdoor thriller, thriller wonder stories, and psychological thrillers best sellers</i>, you'll relish reading <i>The End</i>.
Total Control
by Lee Parks

Language

English

Pages

192

Publication Date

December 15, 2014

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A completely revised version of one of the best-selling motorcycle riding skills books of all time. Today's super high-performance bikes are the most potent vehicles ever sold to the public and they demand advanced riding skills. Get it right, and a modern motorcycle will provide you with the thrill of a lifetime; get it wrong and you'll be carted off in a meat wagon. The line between ecstasy and agony is so thin that there is absolutely no margin for error. Total Control provides you with the information you need to stay on the healthy side of that line, providing a training course developed and perfected through decades of professional training in Lee Parks' Total Control Advanced Riding Clinic. This is the perfect book for riders who want to take their street riding skills to a higher level. Total Control explains the ins and outs of high-performance street riding. Lee Parks, one of the most accomplished riders, racers, authors and instructors in the world, helps riders master the awe-inspiring performance potential of modern motorcycles. This book gives riders everything they need to develop the techniques and survival skills necessary to become a proficient, accomplished, and safer street rider. High quality photos, detailed instructions, and professional diagrams highlight the intricacies and proper techniques of street riding and the knowledge gained will apply to all brands of bikes from Harley-Davidson and Suzuki to Ducati and Kawaski to Honda and BMW and more! Readers will come away with a better understanding of everything from braking and cornering to proper throttle control, resulting in a more exhilarating yet safer ride.
The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Perf...
by Steven Kotler

Language

English

Pages

256

Publication Date

March 04, 2014

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<p><b><i>Wall Street Journal</i> Bestseller</b></p><P>In this groundbreaking book,<i> New York Times</i>鈥揵estselling author Steven Kotler decodes the mystery of ultimate human performance. Drawing on over a decade of research and first-hand reporting with dozens of top action and adventure sports athletes like big wave legend Laird Hamilton, big mountain snowboarder Jeremy Jones, and skateboarding pioneer Danny Way, Kotler explores the frontier science of 鈥渇low,鈥?an optimal state of consciousness in which we perform and feel our best.<p>Building a bridge between the extreme and the mainstream,<i> The Rise of Superman</i> explains how these athletes are using flow to do the impossible and how we can use this information to radically accelerate performance in our own lives. <p>At its core, this is a book about profound possibility; about what is actually possible for our species; about where鈥攊f anywhere鈥攐ur limits lie.
The Rise of the Ultra Runners: A Journey to the Edge of Human End...
by Adharanand Finn

Language

English

Pages

272

Publication Date

May 07, 2019

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<p><strong>An electrifying look inside the wild world of extreme distance running.</strong></p><br /><p>Once the reserve of only the most hardcore enthusiasts, ultra running is now a thriving global industry, with hundreds of thousands of competitors each year. But is the rise of this most brutal and challenging sport鈥攚ith races that extend into hundreds of miles, often in extreme environments鈥攁n antidote to modern life, or a symptom of a modern illness?</p><br /><p>In <em>The Rise of the Ultra Runners</em>, award-winning author Adharanand Finn travels to the heart of the sport to investigate the reasons behind its rise and discover what it takes to join the ranks of these ultra athletes. Through encounters with the extreme and colorful characters of the ultramarathon world, and his own experiences of running ultras everywhere from the deserts of Oman to the Rocky Mountains, Finn offers a fascinating account of people testing the boundaries of human endeavor.</p>
Sailing a Serious Ocean (CREATIVE MATH SUPPLEMENT)
by John Kretschmer

Language

English

Pages

256

Publication Date

November 05, 2013

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<p><i>"I know you'll want to read more after you finish <b>Sailing a Serious Ocean</b>. And be warned, you'll very likely want to sail with John, perhaps across an ocean."</i> -- DALLAS MURPHY, AUTHOR OF <b>ROUNDING THE HORN</b></p> <p>After sailing 300,000 miles and weathering dozens of storms in all the world's oceans, John Kretschmer has plenty of stories and advice to share. John's offshore training passages sell out a year in advance and his entertaining presentations are popular at boat shows and yacht clubs all over the English speaking world. John's talent for storytelling enchants his audience as it soaks up the lessons he learned during his oftenchallenging voyages. Now you can take a seat next to John--at a lesser cost--and get the knowledge you need to fulfill your own dream of blue-water adventure.</p> <p>In <i>Sailing a Serious Ocean</i>, John tells you what to expect when sailing the oceans and shows how to sail safely across them. His tales of storm encounters and other examples of extreme seamanship will help you prepare for your journey and give you confidence to handle any situation鈥攅ven heavy weather. Through his personal stories, John will guide you through the whole process of choosing the right boat, outfitting with the right gear, planning your route, navigating the ocean, and understanding the nuances of life at sea.</p> <p>Our oceans are beautiful yet unpredictable鈥攚ater that is at one moment a natural mirror for the glowing sun can turn into a foamy, raging wall of fury. John knows our oceans, and he is one of the best teachers of taming and enjoying them. Before you set off across the big blue, turn to John for his inspirational stories and hard-learned advice and discover the serious sailor in you.</p>
Mastering Mountain Bike Skills
by , Lee McCormack

Language

English

Pages

328

Publication Date

April 18, 2017

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Customer Reviews
<p> If you want to ride like a pro, you should learn from a pro! In <i>Mastering Mountain Bike Skills, Third Edition,</i> world-champion racer Brian Lopes and renowned riding coach Lee McCormack share their elite perspectives, real-life race stories, and their own successful techniques to help riders of all styles and levels build confidence and experience the full exhiliration of the sport. </p><p><i>Mastering Mountain Bike Skills</i> is the best-selling guide for all mountain biking disciplines, including enduro, pump track racing, dual slalom, downhill, cross-country, fatbiking, and 24-hour races. It absolutely captures the sport and offers everything you need to maximize performance and excitement on the trail. Learn how to select the proper bike and customize it for your unique riding style. Develop a solid skills base so you can execute techniques with more power and precision. Master the essential techniques to help you carve every corner, nail every jump, and conquer every obstacle in your path. Last, but not least, prepare yourself to handle every type of weather and trail condition that the mountain biking world throws at you. </p><p> Whether you鈥檙e a recreational rider looking to rock the trails with friends, are a seasoned enthusiast, or are aspiring to be a top pro, <i>Mastering Mountain Bike Skills </i>will improve your ride and dust the competition. Don't just survive the trail鈥?lt;i>own</i> the trail, and enjoy the thrill of doing it. </p>

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