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Kiteboarding

by Alex Hapgood

Over the past fifteen years, the extreme sport of kiteboarding has developed from an unlikely concept into a worldwide phenomenon. Kiteboarding: Where it's at... tracks these changes and looks at the various...


The Great Run

by Francesco Prossen

”Mind!! You could consider this book as a doping” Marco writes in a comment. “I did Tor three times.. three times arrived in Courmayeur.. It's very hard, it's killing.. it's long but marvelous... I can't...


Bird Dream: Adventures at the Extremes of Human Flight

by Matt Higgins

"[P]erversely entertaining... In a truly intoxicating read that was hard to put down, Matt Higgins has managed to make real a world about as far removed from daily life as it gets." --Daily Beast

"Matt Higgins...


World's Most Dangerous Jobs

by Paula Reid & Bear Grylls

Complete with a foreword by Bear Grylls, this book questions the real-life practicalities of these career paths

When you're stuck at your desk day after day, do you find yourself daydreaming about a glamorous...


Eating Dirt: Adventures and Yarns from New Zealand's Action Man

by Steve Gurney

Outdoor adventures and advice on resilience from extreme athlete Steve Gurney, author of the bestselling Lucky Legs. Hard man and 9-time Coast to Coast winner Steve Gurney reckons we're cotton-wooling our kids...


Alone: The True Story of the Man Who Fought the Sharks, Waves, and Weather of the Pacific and Won

by Gerard d'Aboville & Paul Theroux

This is the incredible true story of one man’s heroic battle against impossible odds, a tale of pain and anguish, bravery and utter solitude, a tale that ends in a victory not only over the implacable ocean...


Above All Else: A World Champion Skydiver's Story of Survival and What It Taught Him About Fear, Adversity, and Success

by Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld

World famous competitive skydiver and coach Dan Brodsky-Chenfeld presents proven tools and techniques for success and explains how they can be used in everyday life. Dan survived a plane crash from which sixteen...


Mud, Guts & Glory: Tips & Training for Extreme Obstacle Racing

by Mark Hatmaker & Doug Werner

Obstacle racing is a grueling physical challenge based on elements found in some of the world’s elite special forces training, where competitors test their mettle against obstacles, terrain, and conditioning...


Extreme Kids: HT Connect with Your Children Through Todays Extreme (and not so extreme) Sports

by Scott Graham

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,...


Outdoor Adventure and Social Theory

by Elizabeth C.J. Pike & Simon Beames

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...


Extreme Fear

by Jeff Wise

Ever since the phrase “fight or flight” was coined in the 1920s, the common understanding has been that the mind respond to danger in one of two ways – either fleeing in blind panic, or fighting through...


The Coolest Race on Earth: Mud, Madmen, Glaciers, and Grannies at the Antarctica Marathon

by John Hanc

Chronicling the world's most difficult race through the eyes of one who ran it, this vivid and humorous memoir shares the adventures of inspiring contestants—including a wheelchair-bound runner and three record-breaking...


No Holds Barred Fighting: The Kicking Bible: Strikes for MMA and the Street

by Mark Hatmaker

One of the most feared and useful weapons in mixed martial arts (MMA) competition is dissected and discussed in this fully-illustrated guide to both perfecting and defending against the low kick. Many competitors view...


Running with Champions: A Midlife Journey on the Iditarod Trail

by Ms. Lisa Frederic

Lisa Frederic's account of her experinces in the world of Alaskan Sled dog racing.


Extreme Sports: Brilliant Ideas for Taking Yourself to the Limit

by Infinite Ideas & Steve Shipside

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...


Gobi Runner

by Stéfan Danis

In the midst of a devastating year for his and most businesses, Stéfan Danis searched for a challenge that would get him in physical and mental shape for what lay ahead, inspire others in similar situations,...


With Bare Hands: The True Story of Alain Robert, the Real-life Spiderman

by Alain Robert

Alain Robert spent his youth on the unforgiving cliffs of southern France, climbing with his bare hands, with no ropes for protection. In 1982 he fell head-first onto solid rock, suffering a five-day coma and...