Sport & Recreation (150)

Porsche Book Vol 2

ISBN: 9783961710218

Author: teNeues    Publisher: TeNeues

What an incredible milestone in the history of the sports car: in spring 2017, the Porsche 911 was made a millionaire. That is the number of models emblazoned w...


What an incredible milestone in the history of the sports car: in spring 2017, the Porsche 911 was made a millionaire. That is the number of models emblazoned with the legendary “9-1-1” produced by Porsche since 1963. What is the definition of the 911, of a Porsche?—the language of form and technical expertise. It is the ultimate sports car. Throughout the generations, every single 911 has fascinated owners and spectators alike. Even when a particular 911 series does not resemble its predecessor, the form, sound, and performance remain inspirational—the emotions are always on board! Dreams come alive, and not just for the guys. A Porsche driver is endowed with taste, technical prowess, a vision of the future, and the trappings of material success. The 356 laid the foundation for the myth of the Porsche, and it also formed the basis for models like the American Roadster, the 550, and the 718 RS 60 Spyder. Loyal companions include family members like the Boxster, Cayman, Panamera, Macan, and even the Cayenne. Out of the running, though unforgotten, are Porsche models like the 924, 944, or even 928. Motor racing cultivated the myth from 1951 until today. Decades later the names 904, 917, 962, and currently, the 919 Hybrid, are still legends. Porsche Milestones presents the history of Porsche with elegant photos and insightful texts. Small nuggets and anecdotes—largely unheard of—occasionally shine through. A spellbinding read for those inspired by the joy of a Porsche.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 250 x 320 mm


Publication Date: 01-08-2017


$115.00
The Hunting Book

ISBN: 9783961710171

Author: Oliver Dorn    Publisher: TeNeues

Whether for a passionate hunter or someone with a curiosity—this gorgeous coffee table book is a perfect gift for anyone   While a necessity in earlier times...


Whether for a passionate hunter or someone with a curiosity—this gorgeous coffee table book is a perfect gift for anyone   While a necessity in earlier times, hunting today provokes heated discussion between people for and against this most ancient of activities. Regardless, the cadre of hunters only seems to grow. The Hunting Book brings the passion and excitement that fills the heart of the hunter. Unique photos and informative text by author Oliver Dorn, a specialist in hunting-related matters, discuss the historical origins of the hunt and explains its place in today’s world. The book introduces well-established top companies (as well as newcomers) to the industry and shares top tips for hunting equipment and accessories: from handmade guns to custom-fitted hunting clothing. You’ll also learn about the best hunting grounds around the world and why various VIPs enjoy  the sport of hunting. Selected tasty wild game dishes remind us that hunting also serves a culinary purpose. The Hunting Book invites you to experience everything special about the hunt and share the fascination that it still inspires today. In that spirit, we wish you good hunting!


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 275 x 340 mm


Publication Date: 01-08-2017


$180.00
The Equestrian World

ISBN: 9783961710089

Author: Peter Clotten    Publisher: TeNeues

The Equestrian World takes you on a journey into a world where there is always the scent of polished leather and fresh hay in the air. Peek behind the scenes at...


The Equestrian World takes you on a journey into a world where there is always the scent of polished leather and fresh hay in the air. Peek behind the scenes at world-famous competitions—from heart-pounding head-to-head races and hard-hitting polo matches to exquisitely-controlled dressage riding. Horse expert and aficionado, Peter Clotten, takes the reins in this book and whisks us into the many sides of the equestrian sport world. Expressive portraits and informative accompanying text will acquaint you with famous riders and horse enthusiasts as well as manufacturers, saddleries, and designers who make global style statements with their creations—whether it’s mounted on a horse or in the grandstand at Ascot, St. Moritz, and elsewhere. Impressive, graceful, majestic, but also patient—for horse lovers, there is no lovelier feeling than stroking the coat of their faithful companion, saddling up, and riding off into the woods. In earlier times, the horse served primarily as a means of transportation, but now more than ever, the relationship between horse and human is characterized by an intimate bond, and riding is a way of life—not just for professionals, but for passionate hobbyists as well. The Equestrian World is the best way to take a little break from the day-to-day stresses and dive into this fantastic world. Or if you’d like to take the reins yourself, the book also describes luxurious destination resorts, glorious clubs, and rider-friendly hotels where you can get away and get a fresh new perspective on the world.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 256


Dimensions: 275 x 340 mm


Publication Date: 01-09-2017


$180.00
40 5-Minute Jumping Fixes

ISBN: 9781570765865

Author: Wendy Murdoch    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

A comprehensive training handbook on how to improve one’s jumping. Better balance in the saddle, improved body control from head to toe, and increased influen...


A comprehensive training handbook on how to improve one’s jumping. Better balance in the saddle, improved body control from head to toe, and increased influence with your seat are just a handful of the simple fixes offered in this straightforward training manual for jumping. Most of the suggestions provided require only a few minutes to learn and offer solutions for making jumping more enjoyable for both riders and their horses. By starting and ending each ride with these simple, easy, and effective fixes, equestrians will happily and efficiently replace old habits with new ones and get out of the riding rut we all find ourselves in at some point in our riding career. Aimed at both the amateur and competent rider – with particular emphasis on making jumping more enjoyable for both rider and their horse.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 264


Dimensions: 200 x 212 mm


$59.99 $29.99
Modern Eventing with Phillip Dutton

ISBN: 9781570764899

Author: Phillip Dutton    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

This comprehensively illustrated book covers training, conditioning, and competing in all three phases of events: dressage, cross-country, and show jumping. In ...


This comprehensively illustrated book covers training, conditioning, and competing in all three phases of events: dressage, cross-country, and show jumping. In addition, Dutton includes full chapters describing the special needs of the event horse, with tips and advice from the top experts who make up his internationally respected eventing team — his groom, his farrier, and his veterinarian. One will find guidance in everything from daily maintenance to braiding and turnout, and from hoof care and studs to common health issues and "vet box" care of your horse during competitions. With tips for finding the right event prospect, whatever the level of experience, as well as Dutton's own schooling exercises, both on the flat and over fences, the book promises to give one the leg up one needs for a safe and confident start in the sport. Everything You Need to Excel in Eventing Tack & Equipment • Finding the Right Horse • Putting • Together an Eventing Team • Horse & Rider Fitness • Basic Dressage Schooling • Cross-Country: No Fences • Cross-Country Jumping • Introduction to Show Jumping • Mental Preparation for Horse & Rider • Warming Up for Each Phase • Riding the Dressage Test • Walking the Cross-Country Course • Planning the Show Jumping Round • Staying Clear and Making Time • Grooming, Braiding, & Quarter Marks • Feeding the Working Athlete • Hoof Maintenance, Shoes, & Studs • Common Health Problems • Care of the Event Horse During Competition • And So Much More!


Bind: paperback


Pages: 352


Dimensions: 210 x 261 mm


$75.00
Rider Biomechanics

ISBN: 9781910016145

Author: Mary Wanless    Publisher: Quiller Publishing

Through Rider Biomechanics, one gains a complete understanding of the biomechanics of the rider via a new understanding of fascia — the fabric of the body tha...


Through Rider Biomechanics, one gains a complete understanding of the biomechanics of the rider via a new understanding of fascia — the fabric of the body that links muscles into functional chains, rather like strings of sausages. Within both human and equine bodies these form 'lines of pull', affecting posture, movement, stability and mobility. Through clear 'how to' descriptions, coupled with copious illustrations, the reader learns how to rebalance the tension within and between one's own 'lines of pull'. The ultimate task is to use this developing awareness to rebalance the tension in the horse's 'line of pull', gaining much more influence over his carriage and movement. The secrets of talented riders are laid bare. KEY POINTS Explains how the body's connective tissue ultimately determines the balance of horse and rider Provides a map and techniques for rebalancing the 'lines of pull' creating better balance between horse and rider Illustrations and photographs throughout explain the 'lines of pull' and how to reorganise and influence one's horse


Bind: paperback


Pages: 224


Dimensions: 214 x 283 mm


Publication Date: 22-05-2017


$55.00
Skate Surf & Art

ISBN: 9788416500437

Author: Carolina Amell    Publisher: Monsa

This extreme sport originated in California USA. The early designs were a simple board customized using roller skate wheels. By the 1980’s skateboarding had r...


This extreme sport originated in California USA. The early designs were a simple board customized using roller skate wheels. By the 1980’s skateboarding had reached all corners of the USA and was becoming popular worldwide with kids adopting the culture as their own and taking over public spaces to practice the sport. Over the following pages we will show the work of 44 artists, displaying the evolution of the skateboard with a whole range of designs, colours and shapes.


Bind: hardback


Pages: 192


Dimensions: 150 x 220 mm


Publication Date: 20-03-2017


$65.00
Porsche 911

ISBN: 9783899556872

Author: Ulf Poschardt    Publisher: Gestalten

When Ferdinand Porsche could not find a sports car he liked, he decided to build one himself. And now, the rest is history: Jerry Seinfeld drives it; Boris John...


When Ferdinand Porsche could not find a sports car he liked, he decided to build one himself. And now, the rest is history: Jerry Seinfeld drives it; Boris Johnson admires it; Steve McQueen loves it; and Jeremy Clarkson hates it. The Porsche 911 moves the world. Despised by many in Germany as a set of wheels for fat cats, it is the favorite car of free spirits and intellectuals in the U.S. and across the globe. The Porsche 911 was not just invented by one of the most fascinating and controversial families – it is also a technical meisterwerk. Since its launch in 1963, the 911 has built a reputation for itself as “the thinking man’s sports car.” Both a car and a cultural icon, it has earned a fan base that spans from young to old, East to West, connoisseur to enthusiast. Porsche 911: The Ultimate Sportscar as Cultural Icon explains how this German car became a global phenomenon and a symbol of aspiration, freedom, and the appetite for perfection, and even more, why, around the world, the 911 continues to fascinate gentlemen, ladies, and rogue drivers.  In this book, Ulf Poschardt sends Porsche drivers to the shrink and concludes that a little narcissim can be a healthy thing; he then takes them on an engaging journey through the checkered history that defines their pride and joy.  Not everyone can, nor indeed should, drive a Porsche, but Porsche 911: The Ultimate Sportscar as Cultural Icon lays bare the raw driving force behind the 911 for anyone intrepid enough to discover. 


Bind: hardback


Pages: 200


Dimensions: 210 x 260 mm


Publication Date: 01-01-2017


$110.00
The Byrne Identity

ISBN: 9781784614614

Author: Lee Byrne    Publisher: Y Lolfa

Charting his unlikely route from humble beginnings on a tough Bridgend estate and working on building sites to the top of world rugby as a Grand Slam winner and...


Charting his unlikely route from humble beginnings on a tough Bridgend estate and working on building sites to the top of world rugby as a Grand Slam winner and Test Lion, Lee Byrne's autobiography sheds new light on one of the brightest talents to grace the Welsh game. Byrne talks frankly about the joy of playing at the highest level for Scarlets, ospreys, Wales and the Lions, as well as his off-field antics. He gives an insider's glimpse into Welsh rugby under Warren Gatland and the tactics and psychology employed. He reveals for the first time the true story behind the end of his international career and his struggles with depression following his forced retirement from the game after injury, and discusses his dyslexia, a condition he only recently discovered he has. A rugby memoir unlike others in its remarkable emotional range and its power to make readers laugh but also cry. Byrne's account of the aftermath of Jerry Collins' death makes for particularly moving reading.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 192


Publication Date: 23-10-2017


$29.99
The New Anatomy for Strength & Fitness Training

ISBN: 9781504800518

Author: Mark Vella    Publisher: IMM Lifestyle

Perfect for beginning and advanced fitness practitioners alike, this is an in-depth look into the most magnificent machine ever created--the human body. Using d...


Perfect for beginning and advanced fitness practitioners alike, this is an in-depth look into the most magnificent machine ever created--the human body. Using detailed anatomical illustrations, The New Anatomy for Strength and Fitness Training provides you visual insight into what happens to this organic machine during exercise--muscles and tendons working in concert to strengthen your body's building blocks. With a basic knowledge of how the body works, you can buff up your body with the book's 90 exercises, grouped by body region and involving gym machines, free weights and body weight/stretching, as well as yoga and Pilates. Each exercise is vividly illustrated by a full-colour anatomical illustration of the targeted muscles, together with instructions on execution and technique.


Bind: paperback


Pages: 160


Dimensions: 216 x 279 mm


Publication Date: 13-10-2017


$39.99
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