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  • Strong Beauty
    Karen Furneaux
    Strong Beauty: Power Up the Champion Within is an Olympic athlete’s journey to harness the POWER of self-belief and appreciate the beauty in us all.Karen Furneaux, world champion, Sports Hall-of-Famer and international speaker, shares her deepest insights and the golden nuggets that it takes to succeed at your goals.Karen’s actionable P.O.W.E.R. tools help you to find your uniq...
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    14,33 €

  • Born Into Baseball
    Jr. Jim Campanis
    The baseball life of Jim Campanis Jr. has been anything but ordinary. His father, Jim Sr., was a long-time pro catcher who spent several years on the Pirates where a 6-year-old Jim Jr. shagged flies next to major leaguers.  His grandfather Al was one of the most powerful men in baseball as GM of the Dodgers, but his career ended suddenly and shamefully after a disastrous appear...
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    12,15 €

  • Position to Win
    Dave Scheiber / Dewayne Staats
    Dewayne Staats marks his 40th year as a Major League Baseball broadcaster with POSITION TO WIN, a book that chronicles his amazing journey through America's pastime - a fascinating career working alongside some of baseball's all-time great announcers and calling some of the memorable moments of the game. Many Tampa Bay Rays fans may only know Staats as a Fox Sports/Sun Sports...
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    22,74 €

  • From Mascot To Agent And Everything In Between
    Justin Richard Hunt
    Starting out as a high school student who aspired to be a sports agent, Justin Hunt went on to work as a salary cap administrator in an NFL team's front office and serve as a sports agent and attorney for professional athletes and coaches. Justin learned firsthand that sports is a relationships game, and he relied on the lessons he learned while networking with industry exe...
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    23,13 €

  • If I Knew Then What I Know Now
    John Paciorek
    The joy of first-time big-league baseball experience is the fulfillment of countless childhood dreams, imagining glorified moments of grandeur. My first taste of major-league fan adulation made me feel good, and I wanted more, even for just another moment. The enthusiasm with which the sportscaster mentioned my name, along with details of my first game exploits, slowed only aft...
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    63,81 €

  • After Everest
    Tenzing Norgay
    This mountaineering classic is the inspiring story of a Tibetan boy-the eleventh of thirteen siblings-herding yaks for his father in the mountains. The boy harboured but one burning desire: to stand one-day on top of ’the mountain so high that no bird can fly over it’-Mount Everest.Running away from home twice, he persevered in following his elusive dream, forever coming close ...
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    17,94 €

  • Monday Morning Ethics
    Bruce H. Wolk / Chuck Gallagher
    Chuck Gallagher and author Bruce H. Wolk present a provocative collection of 31 stories that test our ideas of morality and judgment in a world where convenience and self-interest frequently take precedence over integrity and character. The fan experience experts, consultants and trainers Gallagher and Wolk examine the lives of people whose decisions have had a lasting impact o...
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    24,67 €

  • From Ocean to Ocean
    Jerome J. Murif
    A captivating account of the first South to North crossing of the Australian continent on a bicycle, in 1897. 'Then the bicycle, loaded now for the expedition, was lifted downstairs; I shook hands with the landlady, told her I might not be back for tea and not to keep it waiting, and quietly pedalled away...' This is how, without any sponsor, and almost no one knowing about his...
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    13,42 €

  • The Olympian Leap
    Cynthia Culbreath
    The Olympian Leap: The Life and Legacy of Josh Culbreath is a moving tribute to an immensely talented, world-renowned athlete. His name struck apprehension in the hearts of all his opponents. His sly grin and infectious smile let his competitors know he would kick butt. Josh was a gifted athlete in high school, and they proclaimed him the country’s second-top high school hurdle...
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    38,36 €

  • The Olympian Leap
    Cynthia Culbreath
    The Olympian Leap: The Life and Legacy of Josh Culbreath is a moving tribute to an immensely talented, world-renowned athlete. His name struck apprehension in the hearts of all his opponents. His sly grin and infectious smile let his competitors know he would kick butt. Josh was a gifted athlete in high school, and they proclaimed him the country’s second-top high school hurdle...
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    47,53 €

  • Australia’s Grand Slam Tennis Champions
    John Coomer
    Australia has a proud history on the world tennis stage. From pioneers like Jack Crawford, Nancye Wynne (Bolton) and Frank Sedgman, through the golden era of champions like Ken Rosewall, Roy Emerson, Rod Laver, Margaret Smith (Court) and John Newcombe, and on to more recent success stories like those of Ash Barty and Dylan Alcott.This book highlights the achievements of every A...
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    66,03 €

  • I Don’t Believe It... We’re Good? The New Detroit Lions
    Barry Schumer
    The Detroit Lions are roaring into the new season with a big win. And now lifelong Lions fan Barry Schumer is capturing the excitement and optimism in his new book, I Don’t Believe It, We’re Good! The New Detroit Lions. In this new edition of his previous book, 7 Years Later and 'I Still Don’t Believe It!' Same Old Lions, Barry chronicles the many lows that long-suffering fans ...
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    15,98 €

  • Arthur Gould
    Gwyn Prescott / Prescott Gwyn
    Arthur Gould is the definitive biography of the record-breaking Welsh international player who is widely acknowledged as the first superstar of rugby. Such was his fame and renown, that upon his tragic, early death in 1919, aged just 54, Gould’s funeral in Newport was reported as the biggest Wales had ever seen.Nicknamed ’Monkey’ due to his childhood fondness for climbing trees...
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    38,83 €

  • Jackson Haines
    Ryan Stevens
    'Ryan’s journalistic ability to unearth historical details and mix them into a compelling story is first-class! While balancing accuracy and fairness, he reveals a man whose life demonstrated enormous talent and creativity, celebrity and human frailty.' - Debbi Wilkes, Olympic Silver Medallist, author and figure skating commentator 'Informative, lively and scholarly, without be...
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    21,07 €

  • Baseball, Art, and Dreams
    Scott Christopher
    Baseball, Art, and Dreams is the amazing true story of Scott Christopher, a boy who loved the game of baseball. At age six he falls on the broken soda bottle, severing all seven tendons, median nerve, and both arteries in his throwing hand. Some said Scott had ten minutes to live, and shockingly his team of doctors considered amputation. After years of grueling rehabilitation, ...
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    25,78 €

  • The Dark Side Behind the Wheel
    Patricia Teixeira
    "Behind the exhilarating speed and radiant victories of Formula 1 lies a more subtle, often unseen realm. The Dark Side Behind the Wheel peels back the layers, revealing the intricate tapestry of emotions, aspirations, and vulnerabilities that each racer carries. Amidst the powerful resonance of engines, quieter personal battles wage, often hidden from the world. This book grac...
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    21,32 €

  • Overcoming Adversity
    Tex Greene
    'Why are these grown men getting paid millions of dollars to play a child’s game?'Inevitably, if you’ve been around the game of basketball long enough, you’ve heard some cynical adult ask this question. It seems fair; getting paid millions to play basketball every night in front of adoring fans does sound like one of the easiest gigs in the world. But there’s a lot more to it t...
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    18,88 €

  • First Grandmaster of the Soviet Union
    Sergei Tkachenko
    Born in Bakhmut, Ukraine, and brought up in Odessa, Boris Verlinsky (1888-1950) was the first holder of the grandmaster title in the Soviet Union, and he was consistently one of the top Soviet players in the 1920s.He earned the master’s title at the 1924 Soviet Championship and won fourth prize at the 1925 Championship, defeating the tournament winner Bogoljubov along the way. ...
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    62,04 €

  • First Grandmaster of the Soviet Union
    Sergei Tkachenko
    Born in Bakhmut, Ukraine, and brought up in Odessa, Boris Verlinsky (1888-1950) was the first holder of the grandmaster title in the Soviet Union, and he was consistently one of the top Soviet players in the 1920s.He earned the master’s title at the 1924 Soviet Championship and won fourth prize at the 1925 Championship, defeating the tournament winner Bogoljubov along the way. ...
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    50,33 €

  • Running Marathons in 50 States and 7 Continents
    Robert Preston
    I love to run, and my love for running has taken me all around the world. From Boston and New York to Antarctica and South Africa, I have gotten to see some of the most beautiful scenery on the planet. I have run one hundred fifteen marathons in all fifty states as well as the seven continents. Like all athletes, I have had setbacks. Through faith, perseverance, and determinati...
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    16,03 €

  • Go
    Elizabeth Model / John Wragg / Kevin Mackinon
    They have raced on all seven continents. He has completed almost 300 full-distance triathlon races - 3.8 km of swimming, 180 km of cycling and 42.2 km of running - more than any other person on the planet. She is one of only two women who have completed more than 100 such events. They are both among a select few who have completed every Ironman race in the world. ...
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    37,65 €

  • Alison C. Ayres
    Alison C. Ayres
    'Alison. What a life story! Truly inspiring!'TREVOR CARDINALFormer VP & Creative Director at Leo Burnett USA and former Ayres mentor.'Proof of what’s possible when you never ever give up on yourself.If you want to be inspired to achieve by one of the Dreamers / Goal Oriented people with whom you share this planet; this is a book for you to read.'MILLIE BURNSFilm Reviewer / Scre...
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    43,93 €

  • My Unusual Life
    Laurie Lewis Havel
    Relive action, drama, and romance in My Unusual Life, an autobiography that chronicles a determined spirit with twists and turns - a time, in retrospect, full of life, rife with humor, and not without challenges. This is the story of Laurie, a woman who reinvents herself time and time again.Her love of a challenge and desire to be on the Olympic team after meeting two athletes ...
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    19,24 €

  • A Boy’s Life Journey
    Mark DenDekker
    Midway, it’s a movie about WWII, version 2018. Great movie! So Dick Best and Murray are in a complete dive bomb, bullets flying everywhere. Dick has the aircraft carrier dead in his sights. 'Murray, 1,800 feet, 1,400 feet, 1,000 feet. Well, center cut. Direct hit! Murray, nice shot!' Somehow they are pulling out of the dive, and they have three zeroes on their tail. Best to Mur...
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    14,60 €

  • Gong Sau Wong
    Eric Lilleør
    'This is a book that will enlighten you, motivate you, and move you. I can’t recommend it highly enough!' -Sifu David PetersonWhat if you could transport back in time for a front-row seat into the life and legacy of one of the most respected Wing Chun masters in history?'Gong Sau Wong: A Tribute' offers you just that!At a whopping 360 pages, 'Gong Sau Wong: A Tribute' is a fasc...
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    80,68 €

  • Thunder & Lightning
    Joe Botti
    Thunder & Lightning: The Fighting Gatti Brothers, by Joe Botti, is a gripping tale of triumph, tragedy, and the dark side of sports. It is a groundbreaking masterpiece that pulls back the curtain on the extraordinary lives of two brothers, Arturo and Joe Gatti, from their childhoods in Montreal, Canada until they arrived in Jersey City, N.J. and battled their way through the cu...
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    43,43 €

  • Keep The Car Door Open And The Engine Running
    John D. Hall
    John D. Hall spent twenty-three years officiating softball and hockey primarily in northwest British Columbia. In this book he describes his journey with all the highs and lows associated with each sport; from achieving his goal of an umpiring berth at a National Championship in 1995 and his induction by Softball Canada into the Canadian Indicator Club in 2001; to his career as...
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    18,41 €

  • Keep The Car Door Open And The Engine Running
    John D. Hall
    John D. Hall spent twenty-three years officiating softball and hockey primarily in northwest British Columbia. In this book he describes his journey with all the highs and lows associated with each sport; from achieving his goal of an umpiring berth at a National Championship in 1995 and his induction by Softball Canada into the Canadian Indicator Club in 2001; to his career as...
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    25,94 €

  • Red Sky
    Minzhi Xing
    Embark on a powerful journey of courage and resilience with Red Sky. This story is set in Mao’s Red China and explores the effects of the Cultural Revolution on a family. Follow Minzhi Xing as she navigates her way through the tumultuous times of Mao’s Red China, from being separated from her family for 10 years, to ultimately reconnecting with the strangers that were once her ...
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    23,82 €

  • Homicide Hank
    Kenneth Bridgham
    They called him 'Homicide Hank,' 'Hammerin’ Hank,' 'Hurricane Henry,' 'The Black Blitzkrieg,' and 'The Human Buzz-Saw,' for he was the most ruthless destroyer of champions and challengers the sport has known.In all of boxing history, only one man has held the championships of three weight divisions at once: Henry Armstrong. This was in an era where there were only eight weight ...
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    50,91 €