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Winter sports

Hardcover. Predating the wheel, the ski has played an important role in our history. This book presents a history that begins 20,000 years ago in the last ice age on the icy tundra of an unformed earth, when man is a traveling animal, and on these icy slopes skiing began as a means of survival. Num Pages: 456 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HBG; WSWK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 239 x 167 x 32. Weight in Grams: 828.
Publisher
Continuum
Number of pages
456
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847252364
ISBN
9781847252364

€ 54.98
€ 43.35

Paperback. Provides practical advice that can make you into a better sportsperson, whether you are learning the basic skills, discovering more advanced techniques or reviewing the fundamentals of your sport. This title gives background to snowboarding's progression from enfant terrible of the slopes to mainstream winter sport. Series: Crowood Sports Guides. Num Pages: 96 pages, colour illustrations. BIC Classification: WSWM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 245 x 191 x 6. Weight in Grams: 286.
Publisher
The Crowood Press Ltd
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781847975201
ISBN
9781847975201

€ 13.99
€ 12.72

Paperback. A physics-driven exploration of sports played on ice and snow that is truly fun and informative, Gliding for Gold is the perfect primer for understanding the science behind cold weather athletics. Num Pages: 200 pages, 79, 34 black & white halftones, 45 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: PDZ; PHV; WSW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 159 x 13. Weight in Grams: 282.
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press United States
Number of pages
200
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781421402154
ISBN
9781421402154

€ 28.40

Paperback. Skiing is an extremely popular sport that more and more people are taking up. However, the experience you have on your first skiing holiday can make or break your relationship with this sport. Num Pages: 128 pages, 45 colour photographs. BIC Classification: WSWK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 162 x 11. Weight in Grams: 310.
Publisher
Collins & Brown
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
SKU
KNH0003381
ISBN
9781843403135

€ 4.64

Paperback. Ultralight Winter Travel focuses on all of the skills and techniques that winter adventurists would want at their fingertips while in the outdoors. Perfect for winter travelers from beginner to advanced. Num Pages: 256 pages, 226 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: WSW; WSZC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 190. .
Publisher
Falcon Guides
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781493026104
ISBN
9781493026104

€ 24.99
€ 22.24

Paperback. Captures the essence of the Olympic Games through photos that reflect the greatness of the human adventure involved. Num Pages: 72 pages. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; 3JMG; AJC; WSBB; WSW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 184 x 181 x 8. Weight in Grams: 260.
Publisher
GILES
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Bilingual
Condition
New
SKU
V9781907804687
ISBN
9781907804687

€ 13.83

Paperback. Deals with the hazards and challenges that free skiers face in an alpine environment. This book is presented in 12 chapters with 441 educational illustrations. It covers: mountain sense, mountain weather, snow & avalanche knowledge, avalanche hazard evaluation, skiing, companion avalanche rescue, first aid & rescue, and navigation. Num Pages: 366 pages, hundreds of colour photos plus colour drawn diagrams. BIC Classification: WSWK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 255 x 203 x 32. Weight in Grams: 1308. 366 pages, hundreds of colour photos plus colour drawn diagrams. Deals with the hazards and challenges that free skiers face in an alpine environment. This book is presented in 12 chapters with 441 educational illustrations. It covers: mountain sense, mountain weather, snow & avalanche knowledge, avalanche hazard evaluation, skiing, companion avalanche rescue, first aid & rescue, and navigation. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: WSWK. Dimension: 255 x 203 x 32. Weight: 1302.
Publisher
Choucas Production AB
Number of pages
366
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9789163313134
ISBN
9789163313134

€ 34.99
€ 34.07

Paperback. Ski Skills: top tips for expert skiing technique is the ultimate guide for any regular skier preparing for the ski season. It offers lots of useful analysis to help improve your technique and help you ski better, and includes exercises and training ideas to help get you ski-fit too. Num Pages: 160 pages, Colour photographs throughout. BIC Classification: WSWK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 167 x 9. Weight in Grams: 380. Top Tips for Expert Skiing Technique. 160 pages, Colour photographs throughout. Ski Skills: top tips for expert skiing technique is the ultimate guide for any regular skier preparing for the ski season. It offers lots of useful analysis to help improve your technique and help you ski better, and includes exercises and training ideas to help get you ski-fit too. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: WSWK. Dimension: 234 x 167 x 9. Weight: 380.
Publisher
A & C Black Publishers Ltd
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408134009
ISBN
9781408134009

€ 16.99
€ 14.11

Paperback. NHL strength and conditioning coach Sean Skahan offers training and conditioning methods used by some of the world's greatest players. Included are position-specific preseason, in-season, and off-season training regimens and 200 exercises and drills to elevate individual and team performance.

Num Pages: 304 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white halftones. BIC Classification: WSWY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 218 x 329 x 20. Weight in Grams: 854.
Publisher
Human Kinetics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781492507093
ISBN
9781492507093

€ 23.99
€ 22.72

Paperback. Basic Illustrated Alpine Ski Touring has everything one needs to participate in this growing and exciting activity. Written by expert Molly Abolson, this book provides information on gear, skills, and preparation so that beginners and intermediate participants alike can enjoy this emerging sport with confidence. Series: Basic Illustrated Series. Num Pages: 128 pages, 87 colour illustrations, 1 tables. BIC Classification: 1DFHA; WSWK; WSZV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 224 x 154 x 6. Weight in Grams: 245.
Publisher
Falcon Guides
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Ill
Condition
New
SKU
V9781493018475
ISBN
9781493018475

€ 16.99
€ 15.55

Paperback. Suitable for tele-skiers who really want to shred, this work offers 123 concise telemark tips complemented by helpful illustrations. Num Pages: 121 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: WSWK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 268.
Publisher
Falcon Guides
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
2nd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780762745869
ISBN
9780762745869

€ 12.68

Paperback. The classic Haute Route, the ski mountaineering traverse through the Alps between Chamonix and Zermatt, is described in this guidebook, which also brings together a selection of the finest high-level ski tours in the Western Alps in areas as diverse as the Ecrins, Vanoise, Haute Maurienne, Gran Paradiso, Mont Blanc, Valais and Urner Alps. Num Pages: 256 pages, colour photographs and maps. BIC Classification: 1DFHA; WSWK; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 179 x 124 x 16. Weight in Grams: 338.
Publisher
Cicerone Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781852843731
ISBN
9781852843731

€ 20.99
€ 16.51

Paperback. Series: Crowood Sports Guides. Num Pages: 126 pages, 216col.ill. BIC Classification: WSWK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 244 x 189 x 9. Weight in Grams: 344.
Publisher
Crowood Press
Number of pages
126
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1991
Edition
illustrated edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781852235710
ISBN
9781852235710

€ 13.99
€ 12.72

Paperback. A practical guidebook to the best winter climbing routes in the Cairngorms, on Creag Meagaidh noted for its classic ice climbs, Lochnagar and Braeriach. Routes include a wide range of grades, lengths and styles, from straightforward to exceptionally difficult. Scottish winter climbing is world renowned for its adventure and quality of experience. Num Pages: 272 pages, 70 colour photos and 50 colour photo topos. BIC Classification: 1DBKSH; WSW; WSZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 177 x 142 x 18. Weight in Grams: 340. The Cairngorms and Creag Meagaidh. 272 pages, 70 colour photos and 50 colour photo topos. A practical guidebook to the best winter climbing routes in the Cairngorms, on Creag Meagaidh noted for its classic ice climbs, Lochnagar and Braeriach. Routes include a wide range of grades, lengths and styles, from straightforward to exceptionally difficult. Scottish winter climbing is world renowned for its adventure and quality of experience. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DBKSH; WSW; WSZG. Dimension: 177 x 142 x 18. Weight: 340.
Publisher
Cicerone Press Limited
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781852846220
ISBN
9781852846220

€ 20.99
€ 16.51

Hardcover. Num Pages: 192 pages, black & white illustrations, colour illustrations. BIC Classification: WSWY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 263 x 236 x 24. Weight in Grams: 1270.
Publisher
Triumph Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Edition
Har/DVD
Condition
New
SKU
V9781600784057
ISBN
9781600784057

€ 43.99
€ 33.89

Paperback. Offers a conditioning program for figure skaters that meets the competitive requirements of the sport. This book teaches you how to improve your strength, increase your power, and condition your body off the ice to improve your on-ice performance. It is useful for skaters at different levels and disciplines like: singles, pairs, and ice dance. Num Pages: 208 pages, 340 b&w photographs, 65 figures, tables, charts, graphs, index. BIC Classification: VFM; WSJM; WSWS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 253 x 177 x 12. Weight in Grams: 370.
Publisher
McGraw-Hill Education - Europe United States
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781570282201
ISBN
9781570282201

€ 18.99
€ 14.96

Hardcover. Num Pages: 256 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: WSWY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 161 x 25. Weight in Grams: 532.
Publisher
Triumph Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781600783685
ISBN
9781600783685

€ 30.99
€ 27.88

Paperback. Ice Hockey is a game of speed, agility, power and skill. It's also a game of intimidation, urgency, pressure and isolation. Hockey Tough builds on the physical skills by strengthening the mental factors that apply directly to the game. Players learn how to control their emotions and maintain composure. Num Pages: 248 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white halftones. BIC Classification: WSWY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 179 x 253 x 16. Weight in Grams: 526.
Publisher
Human Kinetics
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781492504092
ISBN
9781492504092

€ 20.99
€ 20.67

Paperback. This handy pocket-sized guidebook contains detailed route descriptions for Alpine skii touring in the central and eastern Alps. This guidebook includes hut-to-hut trails in the Bernese, Urner, Albula Alps as well as classic tours through the Silvretta, Otztal, Stubai and Ortler. Skiing, mountaineering and navigational skills are all necessary. Num Pages: 256 pages, colour photographs and maps. BIC Classification: 1DFHA; WSWK; WSZG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 181 x 121 x 16. Weight in Grams: 338. 256 pages, colour photographs and maps. This handy pocket-sized guidebook contains detailed route descriptions for Alpine skii touring in the central and eastern Alps. This guidebook includes hut-to-hut trails in the Bernese, Urner, Albula Alps as well as classic tours through the Silvretta, Otztal, Stubai and Ortler. Skiing, mountaineering and navigational skills are all necessary. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DFHA; WSWK; WSZG. Dimension: 181 x 121 x 16. Weight: 338.
Publisher
Cicerone Press Limited
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781852843748
ISBN
9781852843748

€ 20.99
€ 16.51

Paperback. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: WSW; WSWY. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 213 x 135 x 24. Weight in Grams: 320.
Publisher
Argenta
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1ST
Condition
New
SKU
V9780986654657
ISBN
9780986654657

€ 19.99
€ 15.75

Paperback. The full, definitive life stories of ice-skating legends Torvill & Dean Num Pages: 320 pages, 3x8pp colour. BIC Classification: BGSA; WSWS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 132 x 198 x 26. Weight in Grams: 268.
Publisher
Simon & Schuster Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781471138706
ISBN
9781471138706

€ 10.99
€ 9.53

Paperback. "A moving and explosive biography of an ice skating genius." -"Manchester Evening News" Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: BGS; WSWS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 130 x 29. Weight in Grams: 272.
Publisher
BLOOMSBURY
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408853566
ISBN
9781408853566

€ 14.99
€ 12.70

Paperback. The stately Mont Blanc and Aiguilles Rouges massifs are amongst the world's most popular and prestigious ski and winter mountaineering destinations. Chamonix based mountain guide Anselme Baud has written and now updated the first comprehensive guidebook of ski mountaineering to this fantastic playground and its unique choice of ski rides. Num Pages: 288 pages, colour maps, photos and diagrams. BIC Classification: 1DDF; WSW; WSWK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 146 x 210 x 20. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
Nevicata
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9782875231086
ISBN
9782875231086

€ 24.30

Hardcover. Some Sports Stand the Test of Time Series: The Classic Guide to.. Num Pages: 224 pages, 20. BIC Classification: WSW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 206 x 132 x 23. Weight in Grams: 296.
Publisher
Amberley
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781445648903
ISBN
9781445648903

€ 17.86

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