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    No Shortage of Good Days

    by John Gierach ...
    Narrated by Mike Chamberlain ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 46 min

    In No Shortage of Good Days John Gierach takes listeners from the Smokies in Tennessee to his home waters in Colorado, from the Canadian Maritimes to Mexico-saltwater or fresh, it's all fishing and all irresistible. As always he writes perceptively about a wide range of subjects: the charm of familiar waters, the etiquette of working with new fishing guides, night fishing when the trout and the ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

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    Lasting Impact

    One Team, One Season. What Happens When Our Sons Play Football

    Narrated by Kevin Stillwell ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 25 min

    New York Times bestselling author Kostya Kennedy sets this captivating, character-rich story against the back-drop of one of the most pressing questions in sports: should we let our sons play football? At the high end of America's most popular game is the glittering NFL, a fan-stoked money machine and also an opaque enterprise under scrutiny for the physical dangers imposed on its players. Then ... Read more

    $41.99 AUD

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    White Fang and the Golden Bear

    A Father and Son Journey on the Golf Course and Beyond

    Unabridged

    6 hours 16 min

    Augusta National is golf's Holy Grail. Navigating the azaleas to play the exclusive course that hosts The Masters is a pipe dream for every golfer. Imagine being afforded the opportunity not only to play the course, but to be able to bring your father along for the ride. To complete the priceless fantasy, Jack Nicklaus—"The Golden Bear"—hosts the round.Through fate, coincidence and good fortune, ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

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    Hate Mail from Cheerleaders

    And Other Adventures from the Life of Reilly

    by Rick Reilly ...
    Narrated by Lloyd James ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 6 min

    Each week, when Sports Illustrated's 21 million readers open up their magazine, many turn right to the last page because that's where to find SI's most popular feature: the Life of Reilly column written by bestselling author Rick Reilly. A twenty-one-year veteran of the magazine and ten-time Sportswriter of the Year, Reilly took over SI's back page in 1998, and his column immediately attracted a ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

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    On the Water

    A Fishing Memoir

    Narrated by Jay Myers ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 3 min

    On the Water is a gorgeously written collection of essays that all take place on or near the water and pay tribute to the flora and fauna associated with those ecosystems. There are essays about the finer points of tickling rainbow trout in the streams of Normandy, and of eagles and ospreys fishing for bass while barely breaking the surface of the water. There are stories of droughts and floods, ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    NFL Century

    The One-Hundred-Year Rise of America's Greatest Sports League

    by Joe Horrigan ...
    Narrated by Mark Deakins ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 36 min

    From the former executive director of the Pro Football Hall of Fame comes a sweeping and lively history of the National Football League, timed to coincide with the NFL’s 100th anniversary season.“I can think of no one better qualified—or more enthusiastic—to chronicle the National Football League’s century-long history than Joe Horrigan.”—Marv Levy, Hall of Fame NFL coachThe NFL has come a long ... Read more

    $33.99 AUD

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    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Runners - 39 Stories about Pushing Through, Where It Takes You, and Triathlons

    Series series Chicken Soup for the Soul

    Unabridged

    4 hours 24 min

    39 Stories about Pushing Through, Where It Takes You, and TriathlonsA Step at a TimeFortitudeInteresting PlacesTriathlons ... Read more

    $42.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Get Her Off the Pitch!: How Sport Took Over My Life

    by Lynne Truss ...
    Narrated by Lynne Truss ...

    Abridged

    4 hours 57 min

    From the bestselling author of Eats, Shoots and Leaves, a hilarious new book from Lynne Truss about her strange journey through the world of sport and sports journalism.During her time at the newspaper she faced disdain from fellow sports writers; undertook last-minute, pre-fight research into 'The Rumble in the Jungle' (Muhammad Ali won, surprisingly); tried unsuccessfully to interpret bizarre ... Read more

    $22.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Life Is Short, Don't Wait to Dance

    Advice and Inspiration from the UCLA Athletics Hall of Fame Coach of 7 NCAA Championship Teams

    Unabridged

    7 hours 1 min

    Highly acclaimed UCLA Women's gymnastics coach of 7 NCAA championships Valorie Kondos Field shares insights on how to use uniqueness and authenticity to achieve success.Former professional ballerina Valorie Kondos Field--or Miss Val, as she's affectionately known--has never tumbled, flipped, or even played any type of organized sports, and yet she has been able to craft a legendary coaching career ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    We Matter

    Athletes and Activism

    by Etan Thomas ...
    Narrated by Julian Thomas ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 15 min

    Featuring interviews by former NBA player Etan Thomas with over fifty athletes, executives, media figures, and more--and interwoven with essays and critiques by Thomas--We Matter shares the personal tales and opinions of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Russell, Dwyane Wade, Russell Westbrook, Steve Kerr, Oscar Robertson, Mark Cuban, Michael Bennett, Carmelo Anthony, Derrick Rose, Swin Cash, Alonzo ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The Ultimate Guide to Football Rules, Concepts, and Strategy for Beginners

    Narrated by Jesse Gross ...

    Unabridged

    16 min

    Are you a fan of American Football?Do you want to start following or playing the game and need to know more?This audiobook is perfect for beginners to this great game!American Football is one of the most popular sports on the planet and is played and watched every week by millions of people. From high schools and colleges, through to local and professional league, its popularity never ceases to ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Pickleball is Life

    The Complete Guide to Feeding Your Obsession

    by Erin McHugh ...
    Narrated by Jer Adrianne Lelliott ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 33 min

    The ultimate keepsake for every pickleball fan—from a dink shot to the kitchen, everything a pickleballer needs to know in this guide to the world’s greatest recreational sport, packed with lots of joy, good humor, and even a little bit of wisdom.Pickleball is the fastest growing sport in America. Easy to learn, but impossible to master, it’s no wonder that nearly 5 million people nationwide have ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Great Australian Sporting Stories

    Narrated by Chris Chapple ...

    Unabridged

    10 hours 15 min

    **'Heads and Tasker, legends themselves, set out to write a book that would continue the trail laid by early-days sporting scribes of long ago. I could not put it down.' John Coates AC, President of the Australian Olympic Committee'I know readers will enjoy the many stories and anecdotes that Heads and Tasker have accumulated over more than a century combined in journalism.' Ian Chappell, former ... Read more

    $39.99 AUD $29.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    The Most Fun Thing

    Dispatches from a Skateboard Life

    by Kyle Beachy ...
    Narrated by Chris Mayers ...

    Unabridged

    12 hours 5 min

    Named a Best Book of the Year by NPR • Southwest Review • Electric LiteraturePerfect for fans of Barbarian Days, this memoir in essays follows one man's decade-long quest to uncover the hidden meaning of skateboarding, and explores how this search led unexpectedly to insights on marriage, love, loss, American invention, and growing old.In January 2012, creative writing professor and novelist Kyle ... Read more

    $47.99 AUD

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    Golf Swing: A Beginners Guide to Mastering Golf's True Fundamentals

    Narrated by Jessie Gross ...

    Unabridged

    24 min

    Is you golf swing not all it should be?Are you fed up losing games because your swing is poor?Do you want to improve it and become a much better player?The swing in golf is one of the essentials of the game. With it you can play with accuracy and style. Without it you can be the laughing stock of the clubhouse, always coming last in games and tournaments.If your golf swing is a shadow of your ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    Running: A Complete Beginner's Guide to Running for All Distance Runners, from Milers to Ultramarathoners; Proven Tactics to Improve Running Performance and Prevent Injury

    Narrated by Nick Dolle ...

    Unabridged

    34 min

    Let this audio program join you on a journey through the world of running. Learn skills and techniques to achieve your running goals.Today only, get this audio bestseller for a special price.Running is an incredibly unique and personal sport. It means something different to everyone.We understand that running is not a means-to-an-end but rather an integral part of a healthy and happy life.As ... Read more

    $6.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Audiobook

    The Grandmaster

    Magnus Carlsen and the Match That Made Chess Great Again

    Narrated by Jacques Roy ...

    Unabridged

    5 hours 59 min

    “A bravura performance…An entertaining book” (Kirkus Reviews) about the dramatic 2016 World Chess Championship between Norway’s Magnus Carlsen and Russia’s Sergey Karjakin, which mirrored the world’s geopolitical unrest and rekindled a global fascination with the sport.The first week of November 2016, hundreds of people descended on New York City’s South Street Seaport to watch the World Chess ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Got Your Number

    The Greatest Sports Legends and the Numbers They Own

    Unabridged

    5 hours 49 min

    ESPN personality ( Get Up and #Greeny) and New York Times bestselling author Mike Greenberg partners with mega-producer Hembo to settle once and for all which legends flat-out own which numbers. In short essays certain to provoke debate between and amongst all generations, Greeny uses his lifetime of sports knowledge to spin yarns of the legends among the legends and tell you why some have claimed ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    World Class

    Purpose, Passion, and the Pursuit of Greatness On and Off the Field

    Unabridged

    10 hours

    “This collection of Grant’s work is a great testament to not only what he did when he was here, but what he’s still doing to impact others.”—LeBron JamesThe definitive collection of beloved late journalist Grant Wahl’s work—a masterclass in the art of sportswritingAfter Grant Wahl died of an aortic aneurysm at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, collapsing in his press seat during a quarterfinal ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD

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    Faux rebonds

    by James Hyndman ...
    Narrated by James Hyndman, Tristan Malavoy ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 53 min

    Dissertant au gré de ses humeurs sur un sport qui peut rendre fou, James Hyndman puise dans son expérience de tennisman autant que dans ses souvenirs doux-amers et son imaginaire débridé pour proposer un livre inattendu, à la fois introspectif et rempli d’humour, une sorte d’essai joyeusement tendancieux destiné aussi bien aux profanes qu’aux fanatiques. Avec ce troisième titre, l’auteur confirme ... Read more

    $23.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Who's Your Caddy?

    Looping for the Great, Near Great, and Reprobates of Golf

    by Rick Reilly ...
    Narrated by Grover Gardner ...

    Abridged

    5 hours 26 min

    The funniest and most popular sportswriter in America abandons his desk at Sports Illustrated to caddy for some of the world’s most famous golfers, and some celebrity duffers, recounting it all in this hilarious and revealing look at the world of golf.Who knows a golfer best? Who’s with them every minute of every round, hears their muttering, knows whether they cheat? Their caddies, of course. So ... Read more

    $19.99 AUD

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    All Fishermen Are Liars

    by John Gierach ...
    Narrated by Mike Chamberlain ...

    Unabridged

    6 hours 57 min

    For John Gierach, “the master of fly-fishing” (Sacramento Bee), fishing is always the answer-even when it's not clear what the question is. In All Fishermen Are Liars, Gierach travels around North America seeking out quintessential fishing experiences, whether it's at a busy stream or a secluded lake hidden amid snow-capped mountains. He talks about the art of fly-tying and the quest for the ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

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    Crossing Paths

    A Pacific Crest Trailside Reader

    Narrated by Joe Knezevich, Whitney Dykhouse ...

    Unabridged

    11 hours 37 min

    What's it like to be a trail angel and can romance truly blossom from first meeting to marriage on the Pacific Crest Trail? How do trail names get bestowed and what does it mean when you find yourself roaring back at a mountain lion? How have climate change, technology, and the sheer number of hikers affected life on the PCT? Find the answers to all these questions, and so many more, in the ... Read more

    $36.99 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Got to Give the People What They Want

    True Stories and Flagrant Opinions from Center Court

    by Jalen Rose ...
    Narrated by Jalen Rose ...

    Unabridged

    9 hours 32 min

    “I want to start conversations, and even better, arguments.” – From the IntroductionOne of the most outspoken and original voices in sports sounds off while revealing his incredible life story.Jalen Rose has never been quiet. Not as a kid growing up in Detroit in the 70’s and 80’s. Not as the brash, trash-talking leader of the legendary “Fab Five” at the University of Michigan. Not as the player ... Read more

    $29.99 AUD