Nature, recreation and sports / Sports & recreation / Extreme Sports

Best Selling

Language

All

English (49)

French (2)

German (0)

Spanish (3)

Italian (0)

 

Release Date

All

Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (0)

Current year (0)

 

Catalog Date

All

Last 7 days (0)

Last 30 days (9)

Current year (14)

 

Category

Delete Extreme Sports

 

Audience

Adult (49)

 

Publisher

Rmb | Rocky Mountain Books (9)

Falcon Guides (5)

 

Format

All

PDF (2)

EPUB (44)

AUDIOBOOK (3)

 

Total Loans

All (17)

20 - 40 (4)

40 - 100 (9)

Over 100 (4)

More options

Results : 1 - 49 of 49 Sorted by : 

A Youth Wasted Climbing

by David Chaundy-Smart Rmb | Rocky Mountain Books (May 04, 2015)

David Chaundy-Smart took it as a compliment when his high school vice-principal told him he was wasting his youth by climbing. Here, he tells the story of how he and his brother, Reg, spent the last years of...


Marathon Quest

by Martin Parnell Rmb | Rocky Mountain Books (October 15, 2012)

In 2005, during a four-month cycling trip through Africa, Martin Parnell was struck by the power of sport and its ability to bring people together and to bring about change. Five years later, the 55-year-old...


Moon Ecuador & the Galápagos Islands

by Bethany Pitts Moon Travel (November 04, 2019)

Canoe through the Amazon, explore the bustling capital of Quito, snorkel in the Galápagos, or kick back on the coast: Embark on an unforgettable adventure with Moon Ecuador & the Galápagos Islands. Inside...


Across the Savage Sea

by Maud Fontenoy, Martin Sobolinsky & Gerard d'Aboville Arcade (December 17, 2014)

Over the last century only six men had defied the power of nature and successfully rowed across the Atlantic from west to east. Maud Fontenoy, a 2005 Time (Europe) Hero, changed that forever when she became...


How to Think Like a Fish

by Jeremy Wade Da Capo Press (May 20, 2019)

The star of the Animal Planet's River Monsters and author of the bestselling companion book shares a meditation on fishing--and life.

In his previous book, Jeremy Wade memorably recounted his adventures in pursuit...


Battling the Oceans in a Rowboat

by Mick Dawson Center Street (August 21, 2017)

The heart-pounding story of rowing expert Mick Dawson's most challenging feats on the open water, culminating in his greatest achievement: crossing the North Pacific Ocean in a small rowboat.

Storms, fatigue,...


The Rise of the Ultra Runners

by Adharanand Finn Pegasus Books (May 07, 2019)

An electrifying look inside the wild world of extreme distance running.

Once the reserve of only the most hardcore enthusiasts, ultra running is now a thriving global industry, with hundreds of thousands of competitors...


Catching the Sky

by Colten Moore, Keith O'Brien & Kirby Heyborne Simon & Schuster Audio (January 19, 2016)

Discover the true "uplifting, exhilarating, tragic and triumphant" (The Dallas Morning News) story of the Moore brothers' heartbreaking experience at the Aspen Winter X Games from the man who lived it as he...


Alone on the Wall

by Alex Honnold, Andrew Eiden, Will Damron & David Roberts Blackstone Publishing (November 09, 2015)

Only a few years ago, Alex Honnold was little known beyond a small circle of hardcore climbers. Today, at the age of thirty, he is probably the most famous adventure athlete in the world. In that short time,...


Battling the Oceans in a Rowboat

by Mick Dawson Center Street (August 22, 2017)

The heart-pounding story of rowing expert Mick Dawson's most challenging feats on the open water, culminating in his greatest achievement: crossing the North Pacific Ocean in a small rowboat.

Storms, fatigue,...


How To Think Like a Fish

by Jeremy Wade Da Capo Press (May 21, 2019)

The star of the Discovery Channel's River Monsters and author of the bestselling River Monsters shares a meditation on fishing--and life.

In his bestselling first book, Jeremy Wade, the star of the hit TV series...


The Tour According to G

by Various Quercus (November 13, 2018)

"This year G was the strongest rider, and he finally had Lady Luck on his side. An unstoppable combination" --Chris Froome

"I understand what Geraint's win meant: for him, for me, for the team, and for Wales,...


Surf UK

by Alf Alderson Fernhurst Books Limited (April 21, 2008)

This is your ultimate guide to Britain’s surf beaches. It’s packed with the local knowledge you need to discover exciting waves in unexpected places. Discover the hidden spots that make the UK a surfing...


Ultimate Canoe & Kayak Adventures

by Eugene Buchanan, Jason Smith & James Weir Fernhurst Books Limited (August 31, 2012)

This book is stunningly illustrated and has something for everyone, from whitewater adrenaline junkie to extreme sea kayaker. The adventures cover every sort of paddling venue - from mountain chasms, gentle...


Ultimate Fishing Adventures

by Henry Gilbey Fernhurst Books Limited (August 31, 2012)

This book takes you on a remarkable journey visiting 100 destinations from Alaska to New Zealand. Fly, lure and bait fishing in rivers, oceans and lakes, from deftly dropping a fly in front of a hungry trout...


Surfing: A Beginner's Guide

by Alf Alderson Fernhurst Books Limited (April 17, 2018)

Surfing: A Beginner’s Guide has been the go-to surf book for beginners since 1996. This third edition, now with the endorsement of Surfing England, takes you through all the vital steps to become a surfer:...


The Secret Marathon

by Martin Parnell Rmb | Rocky Mountain Books (November 01, 2018)

Martin Parnell's third book highlighting the power of sport to change lives takes the reader on an inspirational journey into Afghanistan, a country known for political chaos and female oppression.

?The children...


Vantage Point

by The Editors of Climbing Magazine Falcon Guides (September 01, 2018)

For nearly 50 years, Climbing Magazine’s goal has been to inspire and entertain with compelling coverage of climbing in all its forms, from bouldering to the big walls, trad rock to sport climbing, ice climbing...


A Purpose Ridden - Updated Edition

by Ryan Correy Rmb | Rocky Mountain Books (May 06, 2018)

An honest memoir that deconstructs an evolving father?son relationship, uncovers the struggles in becoming one of Canada?s most respected adventure cyclists and the dramatic impact of a recent cancer diagnosis....


Marathon Quest

by Martin Parnell Rmb | Rocky Mountain Books (March 04, 2018)

An engaging and incredible true story detailing the early days of Martin Parnell's dream to share the healing power of sport with disadvantaged children around the world.

In 2005, during a four-month cycling...


Running to the Edge

by Martin Parnell Rmb | Rocky Mountain Books (April 14, 2017)

An inspiring memoir that details one man?s determination to help disadvantaged children through the power of sport while dealing with the dramatic realities of his body?s own physical limitations.

In 2010, at...


Oxygen: A Memoir

by William Trubridge HarperCollins (October 23, 2017)

LEARN THE POWER OF THE HUMAN MIND FROM THE WORLD'S GREATEST FREEDIVER One of the most mesmerising books about the ocean you'll ever read...New Zealander William Trubridge has reached depths never thought possible...


Advanced Rock Climbing

by Bob Gaines & Peter Croft Falcon Guides (May 01, 2018)

Recommended by the American Mountain Guides Association

Advanced Rock Climbing, written by AMGA Certified Rock Instructor Bob Gaines, covers concepts and topics for today’s rock climbers looking to take their...


52 positive thoughts To Become An Elite Athlete

by Alain Ruiz & Agnès Ruiz Arra Editions (December 18, 2018)

Citius, Altius, Fortius , in other words, "Faster, Higher, Stronger" Positive thoughts are essential to succeed in high-level sport. This guide is there to help you on a daily basis to surpass you, to give...


Best Climbs Grand Teton National Park

by Richard Rossiter Falcon Guides (June 15, 2012)

Best Climbs Grand Teton National Park gives climbers a selection of the very best routes on the peaks and crags of one of the world's premier mountain ranges. Full color photographs along with a contemporary...


Better Bouldering

by John Sherman Falcon Guides (November 08, 2011)

This thoroughly revised and updated new edition of Better Bouldering presents all the techniques and tricks gleaned from the thirty-year bouldering career of John Sherman, America's most noted and notorious...


Cycling to the South Pole

by Maria Leijerstam, Adrianne Leijerstam & Sir Ranulph Fiennes Profile Publishing (October 27, 2017)

It had been proved impossible, but 

on December 27, 2013, Maria Leijerstam 

from Great Britain became the first person 

in the world to cycle to the South Pole. 

For four years, Maria fought against every 

obstacle....


The Ogre

by Doug Scott Vertebrate Digital (November 16, 2017)

Some mountains are high; some mountains are hard. Few are both.

On the afternoon of 13 July 1977, having become the first climbers to reach the summit of the Ogre, Doug Scott and Chris Bonington began their long...


Dudeville

by J.D. Kleinke Bayamet Books (November 13, 2017)

Imagine Huck Finn “lighting out for the territories” 150 years later, this time as a late-30s corporate dropout turned backcountry snowboarder and mountain climber. Dudeville is a coming-of-middle-age adventure...


From Para to Dakar

by Joey Evans Tracey McDonald Publishers (September 30, 2017)

‘I’ve realised that when things are really tough and there seems no hope for the future, it’s sometimes just Chapter One of a really cool story, and the ending is entirely up to you.’

Joey Evans has always...


The Magician's Glass

by Ed Douglas & Katie Ives Vertebrate Digital (July 31, 2017)

‘How much risk is worth taking for so beautiful a prize?’

The Magician’s Glass by award-winning writer Ed Douglas is a collection of eight recent essays on some of the biggest stories and best-known personalities...


Rowing the Northwest Passage

by Kevin Vallely Greystone Books (September 23, 2017)

"Vallely transports the reader to places few will ever go: the very edges of the earth and of human endurance."

—Evan Solomon

In this gripping first-hand account, four seasoned adventurers navigate a sophisticated,...


A Youth Wasted Climbing

by David Chaundy-Smart Rmb | Rocky Mountain Books (May 03, 2015)

David Chaundy-Smart took it as a compliment when his high school vice-principal told him he was wasting his youth by climbing. Here, he tells the story of how he and his brother, Reg, spent the last years of...


Marathon Quest

by Martin Parnell Rmb | Rocky Mountain Books (October 14, 2012)

In 2005, during a four-month cycling trip through Africa, Martin Parnell was struck by the power of sport and its ability to bring people together and to bring about change. Five years later, the 55-year-old...


One Day as a Tiger

by John Porter Rmb | Rocky Mountain Books (November 30, 2016)

A revelatory and poignant memoir showing mountaineering at its extraordinary best and tragic worst as it draws an unforgettable picture of a dazzling, argumentative and exuberant climbing legend.

In the autumn...


Shackleton's Heroes

by Wilson McOrist & Ranulph Fiennes Skyhorse (November 15, 2016)

The Unbelievable Story of Six Men Who Trekked Across the Great Ice Barrier in Support of Ernest Shackleton?s Antarctic Expedition

One hundred years ago, Sir Ernest Shackleton embarked on the legendary 19141917...


Arthur

by Mikael Lindnord Greystone Books (September 09, 2017)

The epic true story of one man, a dog, and how they found each other

As seen on an ESPN SC Featured documentary

When you're racing 435 miles through the jungles and mountains of South America, the last thing you...


The Edge of the World

by The Editors of Outside Magazine & Jimmy Chin Falcon Guides (September 01, 2017)

Photos and stories that will stop you in your tracks

  • Created in partnership with Outside magazine for its 40th anniversary
  • The gripping stories behind some of Outside’s most iconic images.
  • More than 140 of the...


Staying Strong

by Stephen Murray, John F McDonald & Lee Martin Gatecrasher Books (July 16, 2017)

Staying Strong is an immensely human story of how a working-class boy from Tyneside in the north of England became a world champion BMX dirt rider in America – then went downhill through partying and drugs...


There is no Map in Hell: The record-breaking run across the Lake District fells

by Steve Birkinshaw & Joss Naylor Vertebrate Digital (May 01, 2017)

In 1986, the legendary fell runner Joss Naylor completed a continuous circuit of all 214 Wainwright fells in the Lake District, covering a staggering distance of over 300 miles - plus many thousands of metres...


A Guide to Improvised Weaponry

by Terry Schappert & Adam Slutsky Adams Media (March 06, 2015)

Defend yourself with salad tongs, hairbrushes--and even a dirty diaper!

A sidewalk thief tries to steal your wallet, but you are unarmed. What do you do? With A Guide to Improvised Weaponry, you'll know how to...


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

by Scott Graham Wilderness Press (May 15, 2013)

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,...


A Guide to Improvised Weaponry

by Terry Schappert & Adam Slutsky Adams Media (March 06, 2015)

Defend yourself with salad tongs, hairbrushes--and even a dirty diaper!

A sidewalk thief tries to steal your wallet, but you are unarmed. What do you do? With A Guide to Improvised Weaponry, you'll know how to...


Strength Training For Runners : The Best Forms of Weight Training for Runners

by Jason Scotts Speedy Publishing Books (June 20, 2013)

"Strength Training For Runners" is a text written by an author that has more than a vested interest in the welfare of runners. He is a runner himself and is aware of what it takes to keep the body in shape and...


Extreme Fear

by Jeff Wise St. Martin's Press (December 07, 2009)

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 it....


For Extreme-Sports Crazy Boys Only

by John Coy Feiwel & Friends (October 12, 2015)

"It's that adrenaline rush, I think, that comes with extreme sports. For me it's all about the passion of sport and the goodwill that sport creates." -Robby Naish, windsurfer and kitesurfer

From the rush of...


Gobi Runner: Taking a Personal and Professional Challenge to the Desert

by Stéfan Danis BPS Books (October 10, 2011)

During a devastating business year, Stefan Danis searched for a challenge to get him in physical and mental shape for what lay ahead, inspire others, and raise funds for those experiencing even harder times....


Raising the Dead: A True Story of Death and Survival

by Phillip Finch HarperSport (September 04, 2008)

A true story of death and survival in the world’s most dangerous sport, cave diving. Two friends plunge 900 ft deep into a water-filled crater in the Kalahari Desert to raise the body of a diver who had perished...


Extreme Food

by Bear Grylls William Morrow Paperbacks (May 19, 2015)

In the tradition of the million-copy-bestseller SAS Survival Guide, former SAS paratrooper Bear Grylls—the world’s most famous survival expert—teaches the necessary skills for eating in the wild.

“There’s...