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  • There is No Map in Hell
    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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  • At the Edge
    At the Edge (English, Paperback) Danny MacAskill

    I checked my balance and peered apprehensively at the sheer drop below. Once I felt comfortable, I radioed down to Stu. 'I'm just gonna unclip quickly,' I said. My walkie-talkie crackled straight away. Stu sounded pretty stressed. 'Dude, keep the rope on!' I edged forward, my hands and feet scoping out the summit for any loose rock. The ridge pinnacle was still only a meter wide, if that, but I...

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  • Art of Freedom
    Art of Freedom (Hardback) 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.

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

    There are things he does alone, and things that he alone does....

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  • 1001 Climbing Tips
    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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  • Born to Run
    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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  • Can't Swim, Can't Ride, Can't Run
    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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  • Trail blazer
    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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  • Ultra-Distance Cycling
    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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  • Running South America
    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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  • Spartan Up!
    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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  • Mountain Biking Virginia
    Mountain Biking Virginia (English, Paperback) Martin Fernandez

    Plunge down singletrack or travel off-road through Virginia's scenic horse and wine country with Mountain Biking Virginia. Featuring the greatest off-road bicycle rides of Virginia, readers will find maps, color photos, GPS coordinates, and much more.

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  • Mastering Mountain Bike Skills 3rd Edition
    Mastering Mountain Bike Skills 3rd Edition (English, Paperback) Brian Lopes, Lee McCormack

    Advance your mountain biking experience even further with Mastering Mountain Bike Skills, Third Edition. Learn from the firsthand advice and personal experiences of world champion Brian Lopes. The third edition features more high-quality photos, improved instruction, and new techniques and tips for every riding style.

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  • Man Vs Ocean
    Man Vs Ocean (English, Paperback) Adam Walker

    Adam Walker is not your everyday record-breaking sportsman. He took on arguably the toughest extreme sport on the planet - to swim non-stop across seven of the world's deadliest oceans wearing only swim trunks, cap and goggles. It is not a test for the faint-hearted.

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  • Never Look Down
    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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  • Outdoor Adventure and Social Theory
    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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  • Wild Nights
    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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  • Chasing the Elements
    Chasing the Elements (English, Hardback) Liv Williams

    With in-depth interviews from the worlds of BMX, Surfing, Snowboarding, Skateboarding, Freediving, Freerunning, Action Sports Filmmaking and Photography, this book celebrates the majesty of the natural world and those who inhabit it

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  • Psychovertical
    Psychovertical (Paperback) Andy Kirkpatrick

    WINNER OF THE BOARDMAN TASKER PRIZE 2008Metro magazine recently wrote that Andy Kirkpatrick makes Ray Mears look like Paris Hilton.

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  • Extreme Sleeps
    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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