|Author:||Susan E. Harris|
Required reading for every Pony Club Member--now in a valuable new edition The United States Pony Club (USPC) is among the largest equestrian organizations in the United States, with more than 14,000 members in 600 clubs spread across 49 states, credited with training many current and past Olympic competitors. The USPC Manual... read more
The story of the most famous protest in sports history, written by one of the men who staged it.
At the 1968 Olympics, Tommie Smith came in first in the 200-meter dash. As they received their medals, he and bronze winner John Carlos each raised a black-gloved fist, creating an indelible image of courage and protest that... read more
In 2008 Sebastian Vettel became the youngest ever winner of a Formula 1 race when he won the Italian Grand Prix while driving for Toro Rosso. He is now the youngest ever Formula One champion (and has won two consecutive World Championships).
This illustrated biography follows Sebastian Vettel's life and ca... read more
This book offers a unique insight into the land and water speed record-breaking dynasty. Gina Campbell, last surviving member of a remarkable dynasty, will forever be most closely associated with the fatal attempt by her father to break the water speed record in his astounding boat. In that sense she is indeed the 'daughter o... read more
The mystery man threw off his disguise and started to run. Furious stewards gave chase. The crowd roared. A legend was born. Soon the world would know him as 'the ghost runner'.
John Tarrant. The extraordinary man whom nobody could stop. As a hapless teenage boxer in the 1950s, he'd been paid GBP17 expenses. When he wan... read more
As one of the fastest bowlers the world has seen, Michael Holding went by the haunting nickname 'Whispering Death', claiming 249 Test wickets. Despite having not laced his bowling boots since 1989, it remains a fitting sobriquet. As a commentator and administrator, Holding has delivered his views on cricket in the same manner... read more
Wayne Bennett's unprecedented 21-year run as coach of the Brisbane Broncos is an extraordinary achievement. His men won all six of the grand finals they contested in this time, and as Queensland State of Origin coach, Bennett lost just two series out of seven. In two stints as Australian coach, he built an incredible reco... read more
It's the summit of K2, 1 August 2008. An exhausted band of climbers pump their fists into the clear blue sky - joining the elite who have conquered the world's most lethal mountain. But as they celebrate, far below them an ice shelf collapses and sweeps away their ropes. They don't know it yet, but they will be forced to desc... read more
|Author:||Rafael Nadal & John Carlin|
No tennis player since Andre Agassi has captivated the world like Rafael Nadal. He's a rarity in today's sporting arena - a true sportsman who chooses to let his raw talent, dedication and humility define him. This autobiography, written by Nadal with award-winning journalist John Carlin, includes memorable highlights such as... read more
|Author:||Sir Ranulph Fiennes|
In My Heroes the 'world's greatest living explorer' (Gunniess Book of Records), writes about the people who have inspired him - from explorers to policemen, families to freedom fighters. Wherever in the world Ranulph gives one of his lectures or motivational speeches, someone always asks: 'Who inspired you to do all the crazy... read more
In a feat that ranks with the brave and inspiring deeds of Scott of the Antarctic, Sir Edmund Hillary and Jessica Watson, famed Australian ultramarathon runner Pat Farmer did what no human has ever done: run from the North Pole to South Pole. His mission: to raise money for the Red Cross to fund water projects in the world's ... read more
They say Bethany Hamilton has saltwater in her veins. How else could one explain the passion that drives her to surf? Or that nothing - not even the loss of her arm - could come between her and the waves? That Halloween morning in Kauai, Hawaii, Bethany responded to the shark's stealth attack with the calm of a teenage girl w... read more
My Decade in the Premier League, is Wayne's first hand account of his 10 years playing at the highest level in English football - and for the biggest club in the world. This is his inside story of life on the pitch for Manchester Utd; the League titles, FA Cups, League Cups and Champions League adventures. A must for any Utd ... read more
|Author:||Daniel James Brown|
'The Boys in the Boat' is the story of Joe Rantz, a charismatic young man born dirt poor in the woods of Washington State, who dreams of escaping the challenges of the Great Depression, and a complicated family life full of painful memories. What follows is an extraordinary journey, as Joe and eight other young men exchange t... read more
This is the truly amazing story of the 1936 Olympic gold medallists in the rowing eight from Washington State University. The author has written the tale from the perspective of one of the crew, Jo Rantz, who rowed at number 2. Nearly all of the boys had been bought up in Washington State during the depression years, and had ... read more
|Author:||Graham Lowe & Glenn Jenkins & Tana Umaga (contr.)|
Total Training For Rugby Fitness is the new authoritive guide to rugby fitness training. Written by New Zealand's most respected and successful professional rugby trainer this book gives you all you need to know to stay ahead of the pack! Learn the most up to date training secrets of New Zealand's most successful internationa... read more
1, 001 Doctor-approved Health Fixes and Injury-prevention Secrets for a Learner, Fitter, More Athletic Body!
From casual joggers to competitive triathletes, high school footballers to aging weekend warriors, tens of millions of people enjoy - and get injured enjoying - sports and fitness activities. (High school athleti... read more
Through stunning images, Fever encapsulates the Rugby World Cup 2011 from an unashamedly Nelson viewpoint.
From a Friday evening in early September, when an Air New Zealand Q300 carrying the Italian rugby team touched down in Nelson, to a Sunday night in October, ending with Richie McCaw raising the Webb Ellis Cup high ... read more
Classic New Zealand Cycle Trails opens a world of pedalling paradise - breathtaking scenery, friendly locals and for the less adventurous a gentle meander from mouth-watering cafes to comfortable accommodation. This comprehensive guidebook describes the New Zealand Cycle Trail network complete with maps, altitude graphs and i... read more
This lavishly illustrated book reveals the state of the art of the custom racing bicycle. Each chapter covers a particular part of the bike, starting with the largest subject area - frames (steel, aluminium, titanium and carbon fibre), then moving on to forks, headsets, wheels, tyres, hubs, gear components, chains, brakes, sa... read more
The ultimate guide to the 25 greatest cycling journeys across the continent. Whether you're a seasoned randonneur or an armchair dreamer, this is the book for you. A beautifully photographed and practical guide for any keen rider on how to complete some of the most famous rides across Europe. The follow-up volume to Spring 20... read more