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Swimming Studies
Swimming Studies
by Leanne Shapton
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Swimming Studiesand#160;is a brilliantlyand#160;original, meditative memoir that explores the worlds of competitiveand#160;and recreational swimming. From her training for the Olympic trials as aand#160;teenager toand#160;enjoying pools and beaches... (read more)

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Caught Inside: A Surfer's Year on the California Coast
Caught Inside: A Surfer's Year on the California Coast
by Daniel Duane
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A wondrous, uproarious, and surprisingly informative account of a year spend surfing, Caught Inside marks the arrival of an exuberant new voice of the outdoors. This remarkable narrative of Daniel Duanes life on the water is enhanced by good-humored... (read more)

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Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell: A True Story of Violence, Corruption, and the Soul of Surfing
Welcome to Paradise, Now Go to Hell: A True Story of Violence, Corruption, and the Soul of Surfing
by Chas Smith
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For two months every winter, when Pacific storms make landfall, Oahu's paradisical North Shore turns into a fiery hell. Its normal population of sixteen thousand more than triples and this explosion of mainlanders, Brazilians, Australians, and... (read more)

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Open Water Swimming Manual: An Expert's Survival Guide for Triathletes and Open Water Swimmers (Vintage Original)
Open Water Swimming Manual: An Expert's Survival Guide for Triathletes and Open Water Swimmers (Vintage Original)
by Lynne Cox
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Lynne Cox has set open water swimming records across the world, and now she has focused her decades-long experience and expertise into this definitive guide to swimming. Cox methodically addresses what is needed to succeed at and enjoy open water... (read more)

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Saltwater Buddha: A Surfer's Quest to Find Zen on the Sea
Saltwater Buddha: A Surfer's Quest to Find Zen on the Sea
by Jaimal Yogis
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Fed up with teenage life in the suburbs, Jaimal Yogis ran off to Hawaii with little more than a copy of Hermann Hesse's Siddhartha and enough cash for a surfboard. His journey is a coming-of-age saga that takes him from communes to monasteries, from the... (read more)

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The Complete Waterpower Workout Book: Programs for Fitness, Injury Prevention, and Healing
The Complete Waterpower Workout Book: Programs for Fitness, Injury Prevention, and Healing
by Lynda Huey
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The one and only book people need to plunge into the fitness wave of the decade, by the leader in water excerciseand an internationally respected sports physical therapist.... (read more)

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Surf Survival: The Surfer's Health Handbook
Surf Survival: The Surfer's Health Handbook
by Andrew Nathanson, M.d.
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Whether youre a novice or an expert, Surf Survival is the handbook every surfer must have in his or her backpack, car, and beach house. With a slick waterproof cover and a handy travel-size format, Surf Survival explains everything from what to do about... (read more)

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Basic Illustrated Canoe Paddling (Basic Illustrated)
Basic Illustrated Canoe Paddling (Basic Illustrated)
by Harry Roberts
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Richly illustrated and information-packed tools for the novice or handy reference for the veteran, BASIC ILLUSTRATED books distill years of knowledge into affordable and visual guides. Whether you're planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the field... (read more)

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Canyon Solitude: One Woman's Solo River Journey Through the Grand Canyon
Canyon Solitude: One Woman's Solo River Journey Through the Grand Canyon
by Patricia McCairen
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From navigating the noisy streets of New York City to steering through the roaring rapids of the Colorado River, Patricia McCairen guides herself through a midlife crisis to the calm waters of contentment. She recounts the journey of personal discovery... (read more)

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High Performance Rowing
High Performance Rowing
by John Mcarthur
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Written for coaches and crews that are past beginner level but new to competitive rowing, High Performance Rowing doesn't aim to cover every aspect of rowing, but just concentrates on how to make your boat go faster. It is a detailed guide to... (read more)

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Scratching the Horizon: A Surfing Life
Scratching the Horizon: A Surfing Life
by Izzy Paskowitz
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A bitchin' love letter to sand and sea, and a spirited inside account of life with the "first family" of American surfing In 1956, Dorian "Doc" Paskowitz stepped away from a successful medical practice and began a lifelong surfing odyssey that... (read more)

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Fit to Surf
Fit to Surf
by Rocky Snyder
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"Guaranteed to make you rip twice as hard."--TransWorld Surf magazine Stay out longer, catch more waves, and perform more demanding maneuvers Whether youre a veteran surfer or just discovering the thrills of catching a big wave, this surfing-specific... (read more)

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Swim: Why We Love the Water
Swim: Why We Love the Water
by Lynn Sherr
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Swim is a celebration of swimming and the effect it has on our lives. It’s an inquiry into why we swim—the lure, the hold, the timeless magic of being in the water. It’s a look at how swimming has changed over the millennia, how this... (read more)

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Start-Up Sports #6: Longboarder's Start-Up: A Guide to Longboard Surfing
Start-Up Sports #6: Longboarder's Start-Up: A Guide to Longboard Surfing
by Doug Werner
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Everything the beginning longboarder needs to know. Endorsed by Colin McPhillips, 1994 National Longboard Champion.... (read more)

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Swimming for Total Fitness: A Progressive Aerobic Program
Swimming for Total Fitness: A Progressive Aerobic Program
by Jane Katz
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Swimming is one of the best, most enjoyable, and most effective forms of exercise available, and this is the classic guide for beginners and expert swimmers alike, completely revised and updated for the '90s. B & W line drawings throughout.... (read more)

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The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean
The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean
by Susan Casey
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It has long been asserted that we know more about the surface of the moon than we do the vast seascapes that cover some 70 percent of our planet. Susan Casey's seductive book, The Wave: In Pursuit of the Rogues, Freaks, and Giants of the Ocean, goes a... (read more)

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Surfer's Code: 12 Simple Lessons for Riding Through Life
Surfer's Code: 12 Simple Lessons for Riding Through Life
by Shaun Tomson
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In Surfer's Code, world champion surfer Shaun Tomson shares the life lessons he's gathered from decades of surfing-from his boyhood adventures in South Africa to the world tour in the late 1970s to the business world today. For Tomson, surfing is a hobby,... (read more)

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Total Immersion: The Revolutionary Way to Swim Better, Faster, and Easier
Total Immersion: The Revolutionary Way to Swim Better, Faster, and Easier
by Terry Laughlin
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"Fishlike" swimming is made easier to learn and more effective than ever with these step-by-step drills and practical suggestions.... (read more)

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Kook: What Surfing Taught Me about Love, Life, and Catching the Perfect Wave
Kook: What Surfing Taught Me about Love, Life, and Catching the Perfect Wave
by Peter Heller
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Author of the New York Times bestselling novel The Dog Stars Winner of the National Outdoor Book Award for Literature With grit, poetry, and humor, Peter Heller, acclaimed author of The Whale Warriors recounts his remarkable journey of discovery&... (read more)

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The Voodoo Wave: Inside a Season of Triumph and Tumult at Maverick's
The Voodoo Wave: Inside a Season of Triumph and Tumult at Maverick's
by Mark Kreidler
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The Maverick's surf point near Half Moon Bay, California, has long been one of the most dangerous places in the world to catch a ride. It is also the site of the Super Bowl of big-wave surfing: the Maverick's Surf Contest. Mark Kreid-ler takes readers... (read more)

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