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  • Born to Run by Christopher McDougall
    Born to Run (English, Paperback) Christopher McDougall

    Focuses on the Tarahumara, a mysterious tribe of Mexican Indians, who live quietly in canyons and are reputed to be the best distance runners in the world. This title tells their story while asking what the secrets are to being an incredible runner.

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  • There is No Map in Hell by Steve Birkinshaw
    There is No Map in Hell (Paperback) Steve Birkinshaw

    In 2014, Steve Birkinshaw attempted to set a new record for completing a continuous 300-mile circuit of all 214 Wainwright fells in the Lake District. With a foreword by Joss Naylor, There is no Map in Hell recounts Birkinshaw's preparation, training and experience, and the physiological aftermath of the feat.

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  • Art of Freedom by Bernadette McDonald
    Art of Freedom (Paperback) Bernadette McDonald

    Art of Freedom, by award-winning author Bernadette McDonald, is a profound and moving profile of Voytek Kurtyka, one of the international climbing world's most respected, complex and reclusive mountaineers. Winner of the 2017 Boardman Tasker Award for Mountain Literature.

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  • Ride
    Ride (English, Hardback)

    Ride lays bare the harrowing beginnings and the tough life lessons learned by superstar John Buultjens on his rise to BMX Glory, Against All the Odds. High-octane BMX enabled John to change his destiny, carrying him from a dead-end Glasgow estate to leader of iconic US BMX brand, Haro - his white-knuckle ride now the subject of a Hollywood movie.

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  • Anquetil, Alone by Paul Fournel
    Anquetil, Alone (Hardback) Paul Fournel

    Shortlisted for the Sports Book Awards 2018 for Biography of the Year and Cycling Book of the Year ...

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  • Ultra-Distance Cycling by Dr. Simon Jobson
    Ultra-Distance Cycling (English, Paperback) Dr. Simon Jobson, Dominic Irvine

    This expert guide to competitive ultra-distance cycling, written by a leading sports scientist and a record-breaking ultra-distance cyclist, is all riders need to cycle a very long way, fast.

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  • At the Edge by Danny MacAskill
    At the Edge (English, Paperback) Danny MacAskill

    Danny MacAskill is legendary for his YouTube viral videos like The Ridge, Cascadia, and Imaginate: nerve-racking montages of stunts which scale mountain peaks, rooftops, ghost towns, and movie sets. His life is one of thrills, bloody spills, and millions of online hits. It hasn't been an easy ride. Doubt, stress, and the "what if?" factor circle every trailblazing trick, which require imagination,...

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  • Extreme Sleeps by Phoebe Smith
    Extreme Sleeps (English, Paperback) Phoebe Smith

    Globetrotter Phoebe Smith sets out to prove that outdoor adventures are available in the UK which rival anything found elsewhere in the world. In this sometimes scary and frequently funny journey around the country, Phoebe attempts to conquer its wildest places, defy her perceptions of the great outdoors and teach her about herself along the way.

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  • Wild Nights by Phoebe Smith
    Wild Nights (English, Paperback) Phoebe Smith

    Britain's most famous wild camper, Phoebe Smith, is back. Battling whiteouts in Wales, facing monster waves in Suffolk and making camp on Britain's highest mountain, Phoebe takes us on a series of inspirational expeditions into the wilderness as she quests to find the ultimate pitch.

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  • Running South America by Katharine Lowrie
    Running South America (English, Paperback) Katharine Lowrie

    This a truly amazing and involving story which will be of huge appeal to all runners, extreme sports enthusiasts and everyone with an interest in wildlife and the natural world.

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  • 1001 Climbing Tips by Andy Kirkpatrick
    1001 Climbing Tips (Paperback) Andy Kirkpatrick

    1001 Climbing Tips by Andy Kirkpatrick is no regular instruction manual. This is a massive collection of little tips that make a real difference when at the crag, in the mountains, or when you're planning your next big trip. These tips are based on three decades of climbing obsession and many scary climbs and expeditions.

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  • Trail blazer by Ryan Sandes
    Trail blazer (English, Paperback) Ryan Sandes, Steve Smith

    What does it take to run a six-day race through the world's harshest deserts? Or 100 miles in a single day at altitudes that would leave you breathless just walking? More than that, though: what is it like to win these races? South Africa's ultra-trail-running superstar Ryan Sandes has done just that. Since bursting onto the international trail-running scene by winning the first multistage race he...

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  • Explore Everything by Bradley Garrett
    Explore Everything (English, Paperback) Bradley Garrett

    "Volatile and extraordinary ... a gonzo road trip." - Robert Macfarlane, Guardian

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  • Spartan Up! by Joe De Sena
    Spartan Up! (Paperback) Joe De Sena

    Everyone wants to be healthier, happier and more successful in business and life - Spartan Up!gets you there

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  • Climbing Beyond by James Pearson
    Climbing Beyond (English, Hardback) James Pearson, Caroline Ciavaldini

    From historic rock-faces to never-before summited peaks, Climbing Beyond brings the incredible experience of climbing hard and climbing high to life.

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  • Can't Swim, Can't Ride, Can't Run by Andy Holgate
    Can't Swim, Can't Ride, Can't Run (English, Paperback) Andy Holgate

    A 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bike ride and a 26.2-mile run make up the Ironman triathlon. So what possesses an overweight, thirty-something librarian who can't swim, doesn't own a bike and has two dodgy knees to take on the hardest one-day endurance race in the world? The inspirational, epic and life-changing journey from ordinary bloke to Ironman.

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  • Adventure Sports Coaching by Matt Berry
    Adventure Sports Coaching (English, Paperback) Matt Berry

    Coaching adventure sports is part of the core work of many adventure educators but has been largely neglected in the adventure studies literature. This is the first book to link contemporary sports coaching science with adventure sports practice. It examines the unique set of challenges faced by adventure sports coaches, such as the dynamic natural environment and the requirement to train athletes...

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  • Never Look Down by James Kingston
    Never Look Down (English, Hardback) James Kingston

    James Kingston loves to climb. Whether he's scaling a tree at his local park or ascending to the very top of a crane, looking down always brings about the best kind of rush. And yet it wasn't always this way. Afraid of heights as a child, James vowed to confront an almost crippling phobia. He was transformed, and became one of the most daring and unique free climbers on the planet. Today, James is...

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  • Explore Everything by Bradley Garrett
    Explore Everything (English, Hardback) Bradley Garrett

    Breathtaking and brilliantly illustrated - reclaiming the city with extreme urban explorations.

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  • Outdoor Adventure and Social Theory by Elizabeth C. J. Pike
    Outdoor Adventure and Social Theory (English, Paperback) Elizabeth C. J. Pike

    Adventure and outdoor sports - from rock climbing to freestyle kayaking ? are a modern social phenomenon that can tell us much about the relationship between sport, culture and contemporary society. In this engaging new introductory text, adventure sports are used to illustrate key concepts in social theory and to demonstrate why an understanding of social theory is essential for any student...

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