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  • Mind Gym : An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence: An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence

    An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence

    by Gary Mack and 1 more

    Drawing on his work with some of the top teams in professional sports, noted sport psychology consultant Gary Mack shares with you the same techniques and exercises he uses to help elite athletes build mental "muscle." These 40 accessible lessons and inspirational anecdotes will help you gain the "head edge" over the competition. ... Read more

    $22.21 AUD

  • Alone

    The Triumph and Tragedy of John Curry

    by Bill Jones

    The previously-untold story of the life and tragic early death of John Curry, one of the most famous ice skaters in history.The book that inspired new film The Ice King, the story of John Curry's life.One winter's night in 1976, over 20 million people in Britain watched John Curry skate to Olympic gold on an ice rink in Austria. Many millions more watched around the world. Overnight he became one ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Pairing Off

    by Elizabeth Harmon

    series Red Hot Russians
    American figure skater Carrie Parker's Winter Games dreams were dashed when her philandering partner caused one of the greatest scandals in skating history. Blacklisted from competing in the United States, her career is over…until she receives a mysterious invitation and is paired with the most infuriating, talented—and handsome—skater she's ever met.Russian champion Anton Belikov knows sacrifice. ... Read more

    $6.10 AUD

  • Fire on Ice

    The Exclusive Inside Story of Tonya Harding

    by J. E. Vader and 2 more

    Perfect for fans of I, Tonya starring Margot Robbie and Allison Janney, this first full scale biography of Tonya Harding explores one of the most provocative figures in figure skating at the height of the controversy—centered on the 1994 attack on Nancy Kerrigan—that made Harding a household name.Championship figure skating, despite its surface appearance of pristine elegance, is a ferociously ... Read more

    $10.11 AUD

  • Welcome to My World

    by Johnny Weir

    In a memoir as candid and unconventional as Johnny Weir himself, the three-time U.S. National Champion figure skater who electrified the 2010 Winter Olympics shares his glamorous, gritty, heartbreaking, hopeful, and just plain fabulous life story. How does a boy from rural Pennsylvania become an all-American original style icon on the ice and off, adored by fans around the world, and hailed as ... Read more

    $25.99 AUD

  • The Second Mark

    Courage, Corruption, and the Battle for Olympic Gold

    by Joy Goodwin

    It was billed as the greatest event in the history of pair skating: three of the best teams of all time battling for Olympic gold on one night in Salt Lake City. Technical ability was approximately equal. It was the artistic merit score that would decide the gold medal -- the second mark.Representing Canada, China, and Russia, the three pairs illuminated their distinct cultures. On the second mark ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Sequins and Scandals: Reflections on Figure Skating, Culture, and the Philosophy of Sport

    by M.G. Piety

    M.G. Piety has written an important social critique in the form of a series of vibrant essays about her chosen sport. Her main point is that figure skating is naturally fun and that those who participate in it ought to be having fun while doing so. She decries the fact that so few people in the figure skating world - skaters, coaches, judges, officials, and even fans - seem to be having any fun ... Read more

    $8.54 AUD

  • Getting It Back

    by Elizabeth Harmon

    series Red Hot Russians
    In this second-chances romance, a former top men's figure skating champion is willing to risk everything for a comeback—except a new start with his long-lost loveAn unexpected phone call from the man who broke her heart offers Amy Shepherd an opportunity to return to the work she loves, training elite figure skaters. Except it's just one figure skater: him. Can she finally forgive and forget ... Read more

    $6.10 AUD

  • An Inconvenient Wife

    by Katy Madison

    Brandi Yeats wants gold—Olympic gold, but she needs a new ice dancing partner. One man is available, but he's totally wrong for her, and he's the wrong nationality. Marriage is the only way they can compete for the same team. So what's a girl to do when her dreams are on the line? What she won't do is have an affair with the broody, but far too attractive, Russian, even if he is her husband ... Read more

    $5.49 AUD

  • My Sergei

    A Love Story

    by Ekaterina Gordeeva and 1 more

    The Olympic gold medalist offers a poignant, loving account of her life with her long-time partner and beloved husband, Sergei Grinkov, from their first introduction and successive world pairs skating championships, to their storybook romance and marriage, to the fatal heart attack that took Sergei's life. ... Read more

    $24.99 AUD

  • The Tonya Tapes 2nd Edition

    by Lynda Prouse and 1 more

    Based on the candid and sometimes startling conversations that YOU were never meant to hear, THE TONYA TAPES, written by award-winning author Lynda D. Prouse, chronicles the life of the world's most infamous female athlete -- TONYA HARDING -- revealing for the first time the whole truth of her difficult and amazing life on and off the ice. Based on actual, extensive interviews with Tonya Harding, ... Read more

    $13.00 AUD

  • A Skating Life

    My Story

    by Dorothy Hamill

    The dazzling smile, the signature haircut, the staple spin. "America's Sweetheart" Dorothy Hamill grew up on the ice, working toward the dream she was to accomplish by age nineteen: winning Olympic gold in figure skating. But life was not the picture of perfection it appeared to be. Dorothy faced a painful inner struggle from the time she was a young girl that followed her into adulthood--though ... Read more

    $18.99 AUD

  • Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir

    by The London Free Press

    The story of Canadian Ice Dancing Champions Tessa Virture & Scott Moir as told in the pages of The London Free Press, including over 40 colour photographs!  ... Read more

    $3.45 AUD

  • Thin Ice

    The Complete, Uncensored Story of Tonya Harding

    by Frank Coffey and 1 more

    It’s Impossible to Forget Tonya Harding.She will be forever remembered as a tough-talking, hard-living athlete who would do anything to become an Olympic Gold Medalist. But was Tonya Harding a misunderstood girl from the wrong side of the tracks? Did her raw talent and burning ambition trip her up? How far was she willing to go to beat her greatest rival, Nancy Kerrigan?Award-winning sportswriter ... Read more

    $8.13 AUD

  • Unofficial Olympic Guidebook - Ice Dancing

    by Kyle Richardson

    Nothing quite matches the excitement of the Winter Olympics! This book will be your guide to ice dancing. Learn about the history of the sport and get a recap on all the drama from Vancouver before the Sochi Games begin. Find out how the format is changing in 2014 and who will likely be the athletes on the podium when the Games are done! Enjoy this book to better understand ice dancing, how it ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • Zero Regrets

    Be Greater Than Yesterday

    by Apolo Ohno

    Gold medal-winning Olympic speed skater Apolo Ohno shares the inspiring personal story behind his enduring success as an elite athlete and reveals the universal life lessons he has learned through his training and competition.“Zero regrets. It’s a philosophy not just about sport but about life. School, business, academics, love—anything and everything. It’s complicated and yet not. You have to ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Snowboarding Masters

    by Anonymous

    Get All The Support And Guidance You Need To Be A Success At Having A Great Time With Snowboarding!Is the fact that you would like to step up your dnowboarding game but just don't know how making your life less fun... maybe even miserable?Does it seem like you've tried everything in your power to figure it out, and yet, despite your best intentions, you're still plagued with:- Not knowing the ... Read more

    $1.52 AUD

  • Skateboarding For Newbies

    by Anonymous

    Learning the gist of mastering the skating sports! Get All The Support And Guidance You Need To Be A Success At Skateboarding!Skateboarding has been around for quite a long time now. It originated in California by a group of surfers who wanted something to do when the waves were to calm to surf. The idea took off in no time at all and it seemed as if it was a crazy almost instantly. The ... Read more

    $3.06 AUD

  • Second Chance

    by Peter Dalby

    ‘Second Chance’ is the story of Charlie Williams, a British ice skating champion who suffers a career-ending injury when saving a little girl from being run over by a truck. His life seems in ruin, but he is then offered a second chance as a coach. All goes well until one of his students tests positive for a performance-enhancing drug at an international competition. The British skating ... Read more

    $5.93 AUD

  • Fifty Words for Snow

    by Nancy Campbell

    --------'A delightful compendium that brings together language, culture and adventure through frozen landscapes as it shares the meanings behind 50 words for snow, gathered from around the globe.' - The Herald, Christmas Books 2020----Snow. Every language has its own words for the feather-like flakes that come from the sky. In Japanese we find Yuki-onna - a 'snow woman' who drifts through the ... Read more

    $13.63 AUD

  • Zamboni

    The Coolest Machines on Ice

    by Eric Dregni

    Enjoy a (slow) spin around the old rink in the only history of the world-famous Zamboni ice resurfacer…now available in an updated edition to celebrate the 70th birthday of these iconic machines!Until 1949, resurfacing an ice rink required an ungainly tractor-pulled shaver followed by three or four workers scooping away the shavings and then spraying and squeegeeing water. The process—including ... Read more

    $30.79 AUD

  • Lace Up

    A History of Skates in Canada

    by Jean-Marie Leduc and 1 more

    A charmingly illustrated history of the humble skate and its place in Canadian cultural identity.Throughout our 150-year history, and even longer, people have braved the treacherous Canadian winters and taken to the ice for the purposes of transportation, competition, exercise, and just plain fun. Canadian culture has developed around ice and the recreational opportunities it provides, and much ... Read more

    $12.31 AUD

  • Ice Hockey and Ice Polo Guide: Containing a Complete Record of the Season of 1896-97

    With Amended Playing Rules of the Amateur Hockey League of New York, The Amateur Hockey Association of Canada, the Ontario Hockey Association and New England Skating Association Ice Polo League

    by J. A Tuthill

    This vintage book contains an account of American ice hockey in the late nineteenth century. It includes a historical background to the game, a complete record of the season of 1896-97, and information on the famous Stanley Cup. This volume is highly recommended for those with an interest in the history and development of ice hockey, and it is not to be missed by collectors. Contents include: ... Read more

    $7.69 AUD

  • Unofficial Olympic Guidebook - Figure Skating

    by Kyle Richardson

    Nothing quite matches the excitement of the Winter Olympics! This book will be your guide to figure skating. Learn about the history of the sport and get a recap on all the drama from Vancouver before the Sochi Games begin. Find out how the format is changing in 2014 and who will likely be the athletes on the podium when the Games are done! Enjoy this book to better understand figure skating, how ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD