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From Brooklyn to the Olympics: The Hall of Fame Career of Auburn University Track Coach Mel Rosen

by Craig Darch

From Brooklyn to the Olympics follows Mel Rosen from the streets of Brooklyn during the 1930s-'40s to his selection as head coach for United States track and field for the 1992 Barcelona Summer Olympics. The...


Hansons First Marathon

by Luke Humphrey & Keith and Kevin Hanson

With the right training, anyone can finish a marathon!

Hansons First Marathon, from one of America’s most successful marathon training groups, offers a smart, friendly guide to preparing for your first marathon....


Hansons First Marathon

by Luke Humphrey & Keith and Kevin Hanson

With the right training, anyone can finish a marathon!

Hansons First Marathon, from one of America’s most successful marathon training groups, offers a smart, friendly guide to preparing for your first marathon....


Caster Semenya

by Jeremy Daniel

In the fifth book of the Road to Glory series, Jeremy Daniel shows us how Caster Semenya developed into a world-class athlete. Growing up in poverty in Limpopo, Caster’s early experiences at school are marked...


Tigerbelle

by Wyomia Tyus & Elizabeth Terzakis

  • Wyomia Tyus became the first person ever to win gold medals in the 100-meter spring in two consecutive Olympic Games--1964 and 1968.

  • Tigerbelle includes a foreword by MSNBC TV host Joy Read and an afterword by...

  • Wayde van Niekerk

    by Carlos Amato

    Wayde was quick off the mark from the day he was born: two months premature and weighing no more than a litre of milk, his life was in danger. But little Wayde survived and grew to become the world’s leading...


    Fundamentals of Sprinting

    by Eugene Shane Lee & Jeremiah Whitfield

    Building a solid sprinter on the high school level begins with the success of knowing the fundamentals. Fundamentals of Sprinting give readers a great developing approach to understanding how to properly teach...


    Bones

    by Harrison Dillard & Michael McIntosh

    William Harrison Dillard was born July 8, 1923, in Cleveland, Ohio, and was given the nickname Bones for his slender build while in grade school. He would later go on to become one of the nations most notable...


    Walking Tall

    by Rob Heffernan

    Deemed too small for his school Gaelic football team at the age of fourteen, Rob Heffernan took up race walking on a whim. Driven by a fiercely competitive nature and a dogged desire to be the best, he strode...


    The Forgotten Legacy of Stella Walsh

    by Sheldon Anderson

    Stella Walsh, who was born in Poland but raised in the United States, competed for Poland at the 1932 and 1936 Olympics, winning gold and silver in the 100 meters. Running and jumping competitively for three...


    Bring Me My Chariot of Fire: The amazing true story behind the Oscar-winning film 'Chariots of Fire'

    by Hugh C. Shields

    This book tells the story of two of Great Britain's finest Olympic athletes, Eric Liddell and Harold Abrahams. Their achievements at the 1924 Paris Olympics, immortalised in the Oscar-winning film Chariots of...


    Historical Dictionary of Track and Field

    by Peter Matthews

    The Historical Dictionary of Track and Field covers the history of this sport through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 500 cross-referenced...


    Bring Me My Chariot of Fire

    by Hugh C. Shields

    This book tells the story of two of Great Britain’s finest Olympic athletes, Eric Liddell and Harold Abrahams. Their achievements at the 1924 Paris Olympics, immortalised in the Oscar-winning film Chariots...


    Science of Sport: Sprinting

    by Geoffrey GK Platt

    The Science of Sport: Sprinting examines the scientific principles that underpin the preparation and performance of athletics at all levels, from grassroots to Olympic competition. Drawing on the expertise of...


    Little Book of Burghley

    by Kate Green

    Richard Duplock produced and directed one of the first and most successful series of instructional fly fishing videos. He has fished for salmon for more than 30 years, in the company of some of the sport’s...


    Little Book of Eventing

    by Julian Seaman

    With guidance and tips on modern tackle, fly lines and flies, and many delightful photographs, Little Book of Fly Fishing for Salmon will help you to improve your tactics, techniques, and your catches.


    Little Book of Badminton

    by Julian Seaman

    Badminton Horse Trials’ is the world famous annual sporting event that tests the skills of the ultimate horse and rider. It consists of Dressage, Cross Country and Show Jumping. With a crowd of up to 150,000...


    Strength and Conditioning for Endurance Running

    by Richard Blagrove

    Endurance runners and coaches have tended to neglect weight training and conditioning techniques, often in the belief that they don't benefit performance, add unwanted muscle bulk, or cause excessive soreness....


    Sprinting

    by Chris Husbands

    A huge amount of time, planning and preparation goes into creating a world-class sprinter. Sprinting - Training, Techniques and Improving Performance is an essential guide for all athletes at the beginning or...


    Master the Art of Running

    by Malcolm Balk & Andrew Shields

    Although running is becoming one of the most popular sports, learning to run properly can take time, energy and consistency. You need to do it regularly to become good at it and until you have achieved a certain...