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Extreme sports

Paperback. One night in 1974, Philippe Petit secretly - and illegally - rigged a tightrope between the twin towers of the World Trade Center. At daybreak, he gave the high-wire performance of all time, making eight crossings over the course of an hour. This memoir tells the story of how he conspired, connived, improvised, and insisted his way to this coup. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBBEY; 3JJPL; BM; WSE; WSZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 130 x 16. Weight in Grams: 194.
Publisher
Faber & Faber Non-Fiction
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Tie-In
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571326907
ISBN
9780571326907

€ 10.99
€ 9.51

Paperback. 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. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: BGSA; WSE; WSSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 129 x 27. Weight in Grams: 208.
Publisher
John Blake Publishing Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781786062529
ISBN
9781786062529

€ 10.99
€ 9.65

Paperback. Are You Tough Enough? looks at over 60 of the most extreme marathons, triathlons, bike rides and other iconic endurance events from around the globe. This book offers massive highs and excruciating lows, showing just what we can achieve in pushing the bounds of human endeavour. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: WSE; WSKC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
John Blake Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784187682
ISBN
9781784187682

€ 13.99
€ 10.37

Paperback. Whether it's scuba diving to the bottom of a pitch-dark flooded slate mine in Wales, climbing the crumbling chalk face of the iconic white cliffs of the Needles or pot-holing through the claustrophobic dank of one of Scotland's deepest caves, this title takes on the most extreme adventures nature can provide. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: BGSA; WSE; WSZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 197 x 33. Weight in Grams: 262.
Publisher
Corgi
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780552169110
ISBN
9780552169110

€ 13.99
€ 10.51

Paperback. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBBFL; 1KJC; BM; WSDP; WSE; WSSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130. .
Publisher
Pan Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Main Market Ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781509813100
ISBN
9781509813100

€ 10.99
€ 10.57

Paperback. At the age of sixteen, Andy Cave followed in his father's and grandfather's footsteps and became a miner - one of the last recruits into a dying world. Every day he would descend 3,000 feet into Grimethorpe pit. But at weekends Andy escaped from the pithead to a very different world - testing his nerve on the cliffs and mountains around Britain. Num Pages: 304 pages, 16. BIC Classification: BGS; WSZC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 20. Weight in Grams: 244.
Publisher
Arrow
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099472667
ISBN
9780099472667

€ 14.99
€ 11.26

Paperback. Mental! looks at over 60 of the most extreme marathons, triathlons, bike rides and other iconic endurance events from around the globe, taking in the hottest, coldest, highest, and most remote locations in the world. Num Pages: 288 pages, illustrations (colour). BIC Classification: WSE. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 158 x 235 x 25. Weight in Grams: 436.
Publisher
John Blake
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782199236
ISBN
9781782199236

€ 15.99
€ 11.81

Paperback. 'You can't lie to the water' It takes absolute calm to reach maximum depth Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: BGS; WSE; WSSC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 126. .
Publisher
Corsair
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472152015
ISBN
9781472152015

€ 14.99
€ 11.81

Hardcover. Running is an inexpensive, convenient and increasingly popular sport, but some take it to the limit. Num Pages: 160 pages, Over 150 colour photographs. BIC Classification: WSE; WSKC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 169 x 19. Weight in Grams: 530. 160 pages, Over 150 colour photographs. Running is an inexpensive, convenient and increasingly popular sport, but some take it to the limit. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: WSE; WSKC. Dimension: 204 x 169 x 19. Weight: 528.
Publisher
Pavilion
Number of pages
160
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9781862058866
ISBN
9781862058866

€ 13.99
€ 12.72

A razor-sharp analysis of how record-breaking exploits in extreme sport are redefining the limits of being human. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: PDZ; PSX; WSE. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 197 x 18. Weight in Grams: 182.
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784291228
ISBN
9781784291228

€ 16.99
€ 13.39

Paperback. Can't Sleep, Can't Train, Can't Stop! continues triathlete Andy Holgate's inspirational journey where Can't Swim, Can't Ride, Can't Run left off. It follows his endurance battle against nappies, pirates, udder cream and impalement in two Ironman triathlons just six week apart - including the seemingly impossible challenge of Ironman Lanzarote. Num Pages: 304 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour). BIC Classification: BGSA; WSE; WSKQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 141 x 23. Weight in Grams: 370.
Publisher
Pitch Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781909178335
ISBN
9781909178335

€ 14.99
€ 14.84

Paperback. 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. Num Pages: 240 pages, 40 illustrations. BIC Classification: BGSA; WSE; WSKQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 136 x 16. Weight in Grams: 246.
Publisher
Pitch Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848187436
ISBN
9781848187436

€ 14.99
€ 14.84

Hardcover. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: BGSA; WSE; WSZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 254 x 20. Weight in Grams: 878.
Publisher
Blink Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781911274384
ISBN
9781911274384

€ 20.99
€ 15.42

Paperback. Num Pages: 248 pages, 16 page image section. BIC Classification: BGSA; WSE; WSSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 153 x 12. Weight in Grams: 355.
Publisher
Penguin Random House South Africa
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781770227644
ISBN
9781770227644

€ 16.99
€ 15.59

Paperback. The first comprehensive and definitive history of the quest for one of the world's most dangerous records. Num Pages: 208 pages, 25. BIC Classification: HBTM; WSE; WSSN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 124. .
Publisher
Amberley Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445655345
ISBN
9781445655345

€ 16.39

Paperback. 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. Num Pages: 272 pages, Full colour photographs throughout. BIC Classification: WSD; WSE; WSQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 189. .
Publisher
Bloomsbury Sport
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472919878
ISBN
9781472919878

€ 20.99
€ 18.53

Hardcover. The World Marathon Challenge-seven marathons on seven continents in seven days-is the ultimate race for adventurous runners. This book is David Gething's candid story of what it is like to compete in one of the most demanding amateur sporting events on the planet, including the sacrifices made just to get to the start and what it takes to win. Num Pages: 230 pages, 20 black & white halftones, 4 tables. BIC Classification: BM; WSE; WSKC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 164 x 239 x 2. Weight in Grams: 492.
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781442260528
ISBN
9781442260528

€ 31.99
€ 27.95

Hardcover. Editor(s): Gestalten. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: WSE; WSW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 300 x 240. .
Publisher
Gestalten
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9783899556780
ISBN
9783899556780

€ 49.99
€ 34.67

Paperback. Editor(s): Berry, Matt; Lomax, Janet; Hodgson, Chris. Num Pages: 270 pages, 28 black & white tables, 25 black & white halftones, 13 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: WSD; WSE; WSZ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 158 x 233 x 16. Weight in Grams: 418.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415746021
ISBN
9780415746021

€ 50.26