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- DK Publishing 2011; US$ 15.99
To the Extreme details daredevil human feats, extreme hobbies, and adrenaline-packed ways to make a living, from fighting forest fires to fixing the outside of a spacecraft in orbit. To the Extreme is packed with facts on what certain extreme sports or jobs involve, the hazards, the equipment, record-breaking feats - and real life rescue... more...
- John Blake Publishing 2011; US$ 10.19
Terry Pratchett is one of the most loved writers in the world. With worldwide sales of over 65 million copies in 37 languages, his novels are eagerly awaited by his legions of fans year after year. His first Discworld novel, The Colour of Magic was released in 1983 and ever since then the series, with its whimsical heroes and fiendish foes, has delighted... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 26.95
Real-life psychic, near-death, and paranormal experiences are combined with cutting-edge science and vivid adventure stories in this energetic look at why extreme athletes and mountaineers take the risks that allow them to push the limits of consciousness, and what they encounter there. In the life-or-death world of extreme adventure sports, there... more...
- Wilderness Press 2013; US$ 14.95
Whether you?re a longtime outdoorsperson looking to get your kids involved in the activities you loved B.C. (Before Children), or have no outdoor experience but want to enjoy a new sport alongside your children, Extreme Kids will take the whole family on an adventure. Learn the basics of outdoor sports, some extreme (whitewater rafting, kiteboarding,... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 30.49
Hauptbeschreibung Über 400 Skelettmuskeln halten den gesunden Menschen durch Zusammenziehen und Erschlaffen in Bewegung. Etwa 40 Prozent der männlichen und 35 Prozent der weiblichen Körpermasse bestehen aus Muskeln. Dieser Anteil kann allerdings stark verringert sein, wenn die Muskulatur nicht ausreichend beansprucht wird. Speziell konstruierte Trainingsgeräte... more...
- De Gruyter 2012; US$ 119.00
It is only through communication that physical activity becomes sport. Sport as anactivity becomes a meaningful event through the interplay of dramaturgical rules and rhetorical patterns. Working from this point of departure, this study reveals how the sports report serves to realize the possibilities of sport. The sports report tells stories, and... more...
- Infinite Ideas 2012; US$ 9.95
Extreme sports takes an enthusiastic look at dozens of different ways to take yourself to the sporting limit. From traditional activities to some of the more creative alternatives it offers top tips on how to seek some serious new thrills. From hot-air ballooning and paragliding, to ice-diving and adventure racing, there really is an extreme sport... more...
- Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 280.00
Improvements in materials technology have made a significant impact on sporting performance in recent years. Advanced materials and novel processing methods have enabled the development of new types of equipment with enhanced properties, as well as improving the overall design of sporting goods. The interdependence between material technology and design,... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2011; US$ 27.22
Hauptbeschreibung Sie springen über Häuserschluchten, hangeln sich an Wänden entlang und überwinden scheinbar mühelos alle Hindernisse, die sich ihnen im Raum entgegenstellen. Traceure haben in den letzten Jahren mit ihren meist spektakulären, stets unkonventionellen Bewegungen ihre Praxis Parkour ins urbane und mediale Blickfeld gerückt. Doch geht... more...
- Trafalgar Square Books 2014; US$ 23.99
Better balance in the saddle, improved body control from head to toe, and increased influence with your seat are just a handful of the simple fixes offered in this straightforward training manual for jumping. Most of the suggestions provided require only a few minutes to learn and offer solutions for making jumping more enjoyable for both riders and... more...