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The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance

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The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance...

Steven Kotler

Popular science; Human biology; Sports & outdoor recreation; Extreme sports

Paperback

How extreme sport are redefining the limits of being human. [more]

$19.99

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The World at My Feet: The Extraordinary Story of the Record-Breaking Fastest Run Around the Earth

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The World at My Feet: The Extraordinary Story of the Record-Breaking Fastest...

Tom Denniss

Memoirs; Sports & outdoor recreation; Extreme sports

Paperback

The truly remarkable story of Tom Denniss' record-breaking circumnavigation of the world on foot. [more]

$32.99

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Adventure Sports Coaching

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Adventure Sports Coaching

Matt Berry, Jane Lomax, Chris Hodgson

Sports training & coaching; Extreme sports; Active outdoor pursuits

Hardback

Coaching adventure sports is part of the core work of many adventure educators but has been largely neglected in the adventure... [more]

$221.00

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Extreme Running (reduced format)

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Extreme Running (reduced format)

Kym McConnell

Extreme sports; Marathon & cross-country running

Hardback

Running is an inexpensive, convenient and increasingly popular sport, but some take it to the limit. [more]

$19.99

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Phenomenology and the Extreme Sport Experience

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Phenomenology and the Extreme Sport Experience

Eric Brymer (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK), Robert Schweitzer (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)

Phenomenology & Existentialism; Extreme sports

Paperback

Understanding the motivations behind those who partake in extreme sports can be difficult for some. If the popular conception... [more]

$77.99

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The Suffering Body in Sport: Shifting Thresholds of Pain, Risk and Injury

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The Suffering Body in Sport: Shifting Thresholds of Pain, Risk and Injury...

Kevin Young

Sociology: sport & leisure; Sports injuries & medicine; Extreme sports

Hardback

This volume approaches the study of pain, risk and injury in sport from a variety of social scientific perspectives. Contributions... [more]

$129.00

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Extreme and Rare Sports: Performance Demands, Drivers, Functional Foods, and Nutrition

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Extreme and Rare Sports: Performance Demands, Drivers, Functional Foods,...

Sourya Datta, Debasis Bagchi

Sports injuries & medicine; Extreme sports

Hardback

Two crucial components of a healthy life are nutrition and exercise. The importance of appropriate diet, food and nutrition... [more]

$231.00

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Never, Ever Give Up?: A memoir

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Never, Ever Give Up?: A memoir

John Hellemans

Memoirs; Extreme sports

Paperback

John Hellemans looks back on his long career in triathlon, initially as a successful competitor, and subsequently as a coach... [more]

$43.95

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North Shore Adventures: The Best Hiking, Biking, and Paddling from Duluth to Grand Portage

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North Shore Adventures: The Best Hiking, Biking, and Paddling from Duluth...

Katie Berg

Extreme sports; Outdoor survival skills; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

This guidebook introduces more than 40 options for outdoor adventure along Minnesota's North Shore of Lake Superior, including... [more]

$27.99

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Strongman: My Story

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Strongman: My Story

Eddie 'The Beast' Hall

Autobiography: sport; Extreme sports; Bodybuilding

Paperback

Eddie `The Beast' Hall is the first Brit in 24 years to win the World's Strongest Man competition, beating The Mountain from... [more]

$19.99

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At the Edge: Riding for My Life

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At the Edge: Riding for My Life

Danny MacAskill

Autobiography: sport; Extreme sports; Cycling

Paperback

I checked my balance and peered apprehensively at the sheer drop below. Once I felt comfortable, I radioed down to Stu.<br... [more]

$26.99

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Stories from the Dirt: Indiscretions of an Adventure Junkie

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Stories from the Dirt: Indiscretions of an Adventure Junkie

John Long

Extreme sports; Adventure holidays; Travel writing

Paperback

Riding tubes in Venezuela. BASE jumping in Europe. Climbing big walls in Yosemite. Riding bulls in Texas. These first-person... [more]

$29.99

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Find a Way: One Untamed and Courageous Life

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Find a Way: One Untamed and Courageous Life

Diana Nyad

Memoirs; Sports psychology; Extreme sports; Swimming & diving

Paperback

The ultimate sporting memoir from the world's greatest ultra-distance swimmer, Diana Nyad. [more]

$19.99

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Phenomenology and the Extreme Sport Experience

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Phenomenology and the Extreme Sport Experience

Eric Brymer (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK), Robert Schweitzer (Queensland University of Technology, Australia)

Phenomenology & Existentialism; Extreme sports

Hardback

Understanding the motivations behind those who partake in extreme sports can be difficult for some. If the popular conception... [more]

$210.00

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Extreme Adventures

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Extreme Adventures

Andy Torbet

Extreme sports; Active outdoor pursuits

Paperback

Whether it's scuba diving to the bottom of a pitch-dark flooded slate mine in Wales, climbing the crumbling chalk face of... [more]

$19.99

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Arthur: The dog who crossed the jungle to find a home

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Arthur: The dog who crossed the jungle to find a home

Mikael Lindnord

Biography; True stories; Dogs as pets; Extreme sports; Travel writing

Paperback

The epic true story of one man, his dog, and how they found each other. Soon to be a major movie starring Mark Wahlberg (Paramount... [more]

$37.00

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Man Tests

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Man Tests

Graham Little

Extreme sports

Paperback

Graham went on to compete in some of the world's toughest challenges, including completing an Ironman, running the famous... [more]

$27.99

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Arthur: The dog who crossed the jungle to find a home

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Arthur: The dog who crossed the jungle to find a home

Mikael Lindnord

True stories; Dogs as pets; Extreme sports; Travel writing

Hardback

The epic true story of one man, his dog, and how they found each other. [more]

$40.99

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Dirty Inspirations: Lessons From the Trenches of Extreme Endurance Sports

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Dirty Inspirations: Lessons From the Trenches of Extreme Endurance Sports...

Terri Schneider

Autobiography: sport; Mind, Body, Spirit: thought & practice; Extreme sports

Paperback

Dirty Inspirations is an inspirational guide for those who want to tap into the energy and spirit that comes from a life lived... [more]

$26.99

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Wild Nights: Camping Britain's Extremes

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Wild Nights: Camping Britain's Extremes

Phoebe Smith

Extreme sports; Camping & woodcraft

Paperback

Britain's most famous wild camper, Phoebe Smith, is back. Battling whiteouts in Wales, facing monster waves in Suffolk and... [more]

$24.99

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The World's Most Extreme Challenges: 50 Exceptional Feats Of Endurance From Around The Globe

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The World's Most Extreme Challenges: 50 Exceptional Feats Of Endurance From...

Paul Moore

True stories of heroism, endurance & survival; Sports & outdoor recreation; Extreme sports

Hardback

A visually stunning and inspirational book exploring fifty extreme challenges and the exceptional individuals who are driven... [more]

$49.99

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Adventure Sports Coaching

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Adventure Sports Coaching

Matt Berry, Jane Lomax, Chris Hodgson

Sports training & coaching; Extreme sports; Active outdoor pursuits

Paperback

Coaching adventure sports is part of the core work of many adventure educators but has been largely neglected in the adventure... [more]

$79.99

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Beyond the Horizon: Extreme Adventures at the Edge of the World

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Beyond the Horizon: Extreme Adventures at the Edge of the World

Richard Parks, Michael Aylwin

Autobiography: sport; Extreme sports; Travel & holiday

Paperback

The incredible story of one man's journey from international rugby player to world record breaking extreme adventurer. [more]

$34.99

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Explore Everything: Place-Hacking the City

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Explore Everything: Place-Hacking the City

Bradley Garrett

Extreme sports; Travel & holiday guides

Paperback

Volatile and extraordinary ... a gonzo road trip. - Robert Macfarlane, Guardian [more]

$24.99

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Kiteboarding: Where it's at...

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Kiteboarding: Where it's at...

Alex Hapgood (Editor - Kitesurf Magazine)

Photographs: collections; Extreme sports; Surfing, windsurfing, water skiing

Paperback

A stunning photographic celebration of the extreme sport of kiteboarding, packed with information about the top players, ultimate... [more]

$40.00

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