Sports & Recreation Books
Suitable for those new to exploring the wilderness as well as for more accomplished hikers, this compact manual contains all the advice and information needed to ensure a safe, enjoyable experience in the great outdoors.
After years of watching Kenyan athletes win the world's biggest long-distance races, the author sets out to discover what it was that made them so fast - and to see if he could keep up. He moved to Iten, Kenya, the running capital of the world, and started investigating. Was it running barefoot to school, the food, the altitude, or something else?
Suid-Afrikaners is dol oor rugby en hulle hou daarvan om lekker te lag. Hier kommie Bokke! kombineer twee van Suid-Afrika se gunsteling-tydverdrywe in een skreeusnaakse boek wat gewaarborg is om die lagspiere te prikkel.
Golf is one of the few sports where the average player can walk in the footsteps of the great and encounter the same challenges - that do-or-die shot over water, that curling putt to become Open champion. Many of the game's most memorable moments have taken place on the courses in this book, and many of those courses welcome viviting golfers.
Includes Open Championship venues St Andrews, Royal Birkdale and Turnberry; the home of the US Masters, Augusta; and past and future Ryder Cup venues The Belfry, Kiawah Island, Valderrama and Celtic Manor.
Full-colour maps have been prepared using the latest technology, enabling the reader to follow course descriptions in detail.
Photographs by some of the world's great golf photographers encapsulate the beauty and atmosphere of each course perfectly. These are truly handsome courses.
The author's wide golfing experience allows him to write objectively about each course, including it's history, design and playing characteristics as well as a host of non-golfing essentials.
Fully updated, and now in full colour with new photographs throughout. This highly illustrated manual is packed with jargon-free information and practical tips, and includes principles and techniques of massage (including step-by-step instructions); injury management and post-massage care; and practical guidance on working at a sports event.
South Africa has over 2500km of spectacular coastline washed by the icy rollers of the Atlantic Ocean in the west and the temperate waters of the Indian Ocean along the eastern seaboard.
South Africans love rugby and they love a good laugh. Here Come the Bokke! combines two of South Africa's favourite pastimes in one hilarious book, guaranteed to tickle the reader's funny bone. From witty one-liners to classics of yore and up-to-date Super 15 jokes, this book has a laugh for everyone.
Every fisherman has his favourite fishing spot and choice of angling fishes. Champion angler Hennie Crous is no exception and, drawing on a lifetime's experience, has compiled a list of his own top 60 species.
The author explores 17 top climbing peaks in the majestic Drakensberg. Each climb is discussed in detail and written about by experts who have experienced wonderful and terrifying moments on the various faces of this mountain range.
Sportsielkundiges en toppresteerders in sport erken die groot bydrae van gevoelens en gedagtes tot sukses. Die skrywer is 'n kenner van emosionele intelligensie, 'n vakgebied wat juis merendeels met emosies en denkprosesse werk.
Edgar John ("Eddie") Barlow, cricketer, was born on August 12, 1940 and died on December 30, 2005 from a stroke following a long illness. Shortly before his death, and aided by his wife Cally, he completed this autobiography.
n Versameling stories oor rugby, die lewe en allerhande ander dinge wat jou sal laat lag, ontroer en opkikker, deur een van Suid-Afrika se ware rugbylegendesà Theuns Stofberg se glorieryke rugbyloopbaan het van 1976 tot 1985 geduur, en hy word in die algemeen beskou as een van die grootste Springbokke ooit.
South Africa has produced some of the best batsmen in the world, with AB de Villiers and Hashim Amla dominating the recent ICC rankings. Previous teams and generations have included their own legends. But who are the greatest of them all?
100 South African sporting legends features a selection of 100 South African sports personalities who have either excelled at their sport and/or helped shape South African sport as we know it.
South AfricaÆs rugby legends celebrates those players who have become truly immortal in the eyes of their fans û the greatest South African rugby players of the amateur years.
From the author of the bestselling Messi and Ronaldo, a revealing and enjoyable biography of the Manchester City manager.