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            The Longest Day: Standing Up to Depression and Tackling the Coast to Coast
             

            The Longest Day: Standing Up to Depression and Tackling the Coast to Coast (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Calman, Matt

            • RRP: $32.99
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            Matt Calman's most consistent tool for dealing with problems throughout his life was alcohol. But it got to the stage where he was no longer willing to put up with the dark side of his drinking. So he quit. But the problems that had been simmering away for most of his life merely... came to a head. It led to a major depressive phase with panic attacks and thoughts of suicide. After reaching rock-bottom, Matt began the slow climb to rebuild himself with a much stronger foundation. Finally he was ready to find something, or for something to find him. It could have been anything. It just happened to be the Coast to Coast Multisport World Championships, the toughest endurance race in New Zealand. The Longest Day outlines Matt's path back from the depths of depression, his struggles to learn to run, cycle and kayak at an elite level, and the culmination of all that training: his Coast to Coast race. The book explores the parallels between the inner landscape (his journey to wellbeing) and the outer landscape (the world around him and tackling the Coast to Coast). Through his training he learns about process rather than outcome, and how true success and enjoyment is embedded in the journey (not the destination). Matt is a brave, honest writer with a talent for articulating what is going on inside his head.
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            ISBN 9781988547305
            Published NZ 18 Feb 2020
            Publisher Allen & Unwin
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            New Zealand Rugby Companion: All You Need to Know About the Greatest Rugby Team in the World
             

            New Zealand Rugby Companion: All You Need to Know About the Greatest Rugby Team in the World (Paperback)

            By Lorimer, Kate

            • RRP: $41.50
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            The New Zealand All Blacks are one of the most recognisable and formidable teams on the world sporting stage. They are the record setters, the keepers of tradition, and the icons of the game of Rugby Union. They have been the benchmark for skill and execution ever since the oval ...shaped ball first arrived on New Zealand's shores, and are a team the rest of the world aspire to beat. They also hold the most victories of any Test nation, and the best win percentage overall, and can proudly stand shoulder to shoulder alongside some of the greatest sporting teams in the world of any code.Much has been written about the All Blacks and their legacy, but in this one book you get the full picture the Tests, the players, the results and the history - recollecting those memorable moments and marvelling at the exploits of some of world-famous All Blacks. From the inaugural Rugby World Cup in 1987, when it was still an amateur game, through to their record-breaking exploits in 2016 at the height of professionalism, the All Blacks have enjoyed one of the highest levels of sporting success in the world. But the modern era is not the whole story.The New Zealand Rugby Companion fills in the essential gaps, provides the historic context and completes the total picture for all rugby lovers. Up to including the 2019.
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            ISBN 9781760790707
            Published NZ 4 Apr 2020
            Publisher New Holland Publishers
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            Things I Learned From Falling: The must-read true story of 2020
             

            Things I Learned From Falling: The must-read true story of 2020 (Hardback)

            By Nelson, Claire

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            An inspirational and gripping first-person account of determination, adversity and survival against the odds.

            ISBN 9781783253500
            Released NZ 10 Mar 2020
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Things I Learned From Falling: The must-read true story of 2020

            Things I Learned From Falling: The must-read true story of 2020 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Nelson, Claire

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            An inspirational and gripping first-person account of determination, adversity and survival against the odds. Last year, Claire Nelson made international headlines. She was in her thirties and was beginning to burn out - her hectic London life of work and social activity and stri...ving to do more and do better in the big city was frenetic and stressful. Although she was surrounded by people all of the time, she felt increasingly lonely. When the anxiety she felt finally brought her to breaking point, Claire decided to take some time off and travelled to Joshua Tree Park in California to hike and clear her head. What happened next was something she could never have anticipated. While hiking, Claire fell 30 feet, gravely injuring herself and she lay alone in the desert - mistakenly miles off any trail, without a cell phone signal, fighting for her life. She lay there for four days until she was miraculously rescued - the doctors saying she had only hours to live when she was eventually found. In THINGS I LEARNED FROM FALLING Claire tells her incredible story and what it taught her about loneliness, anxiety and transformation and how to survive it all.
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            ISBN 9781783253760
            Released NZ 10 Mar 2020
            Publisher OCTOPUS PUBLISHING GROUP
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            2020 Rugby Almanack
             

            2020 Rugby Almanack (Paperback)

            By Akers, Clive

            • RRP: $55.00
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            The Rugby Almanack is the world's longest running rugby book of record. Now in its 84th edition, the 2020 Rugby Almanack records another huge year, including the Rugby World Cup, the All Blacks in the Rugby Championship and the Bledisloe Cup, plus Women's Rugby, Super Rugby, Mitr...e 10 Cup and Mitre 10 Championship and a full summary of sevens rugby.
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            ISBN 9781988516820
            Published NZ 15 Mar 2020
            Publisher Upstart Press Ltd
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            WWE Ronda Rousey

            WWE Ronda Rousey (Hardback)

            By Pantaleo, Steve

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            The Baddest Woman on the Planet , Ronda Rousey has arrived in WWE! Discover how Ronda made her way from the world of mixed martial arts into sports entertainment. Read all about her battles, including her best signature moves and dramatic clashes with RAW's female Superstars. Del...ve into the action with dynamic photos of her rivalries with Stephanie McMahon, Becky Lynch and Sasha Banks. Relive Ronda's biggest championship wins. Read about details of her friendships with some of WWE's most popular Superstars, such as The Rock and Roddy Piper. Young readers will love hearing about the thrills and spills that make WWE so electrifying. Watch out, Superstars! Things are about to get Rowdy ! DK's reading scheme is levelled into stages to help every child progress and become a con?dent reader. This Level 2 book features engaging and highly illustrated topics with true kid appeal. Narrative spreads are supported with captions and annotations, and a quiz, to encourage children to develop comprehension skills. (c) 2019 WWE, Inc. All rights reserved
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            ISBN 9780241408902
            Released NZ 7 Jan 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
            Interest Age 5-8 years
            Series DK Readers Level 2
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            The Mamba Mentality: How I Play
             

            The Mamba Mentality: How I Play (Hardback)

            By Bryant, Kobe; Introduction by Jackson, Phil; Foreword by Gasol, Pau; By (photographer) Bernstein, Andrew D.

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            The first book from the basketball superstar Kobe Bryant-a lavish, deep dive inside the mind of one of the most revered athletes of all time.

            ISBN 9780374201234
            Released NZ 28 Feb 2020
            Publisher Farrar, Straus & Giroux Inc
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            Australia's Best 100 Walks

            Australia's Best 100 Walks (Paperback)

            • RRP: $49.99
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            There are so many incredible walks in Australia but how do you know which are the best ones? Our free time is precious and few people have the time to survey a range of walks - it can years to find a handful of good ones. Over 150 issues and 33 years Australian Geographic has exp...lored Australian landscapes. Our editors, writers and photographers have the energy, expertise and contacts to know where all the most exciting and exhilarating walks are to be found. In this much anticipated book, we reveal our best 100 with detailed descriptions and stunning photography to inspire both walkers and armchair travellers. The Australian Geographic guide to Australia's Best 100 Walks will have walkers itching to lace their boots up with this showcase of the sheer beauty and diversity of our landscapes and wildlife. With this book, walkers can set out knowing they're going to have an incredible day outdoors. A great walk can be an exhilarating experience that will stay with you forever. Perhaps you're stirred by endless mountain views or soothed by stepping into a living green cathedral. Maybe the challenge drives you harder and farther than you thought possible. Sometimes you'll find yourself in the presence of a rare creature and feel a jolt of connection. There's always magic to be found when walking but the very best walks will do all of these things. Fortunately, Australia is full of extraordinary walks - here's our collection of the best to be found in every corner of this country.
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            ISBN 9781925847697
            Published NZ 1 Mar 2020
            Publisher AUSTRALIAN GEOGRAPHIC
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            The World Beneath Their Feet: The British, the Americans, the Nazis and the Mountaineering Race to Summit the Himalayas

            The World Beneath Their Feet: The British, the Americans, the Nazis and the Mountaineering Race to Summit the Himalayas (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Ellsworth, Scott

            • RRP: $37.99
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            One of the most compelling international dramas of the 20th century and an unforgettable saga of survival, technological innovation, and breathtaking human physical achievement-all set against the backdrop of a world headed toward war.

            ISBN 9781529307191
            Released NZ 24 Feb 2020
            Publisher John Murray Press
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            The Official History of the FIFA Women's World Cup: The story of women's football from 1881 to the present

            The Official History of the FIFA Women's World Cup: The story of women's football from 1881 to the present (Hardback)

            By World Football Museum, Fifa

            • RRP: $64.99
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            The Official History of the FIFA Women's World Cup is an authoritative and comprehensive review of the seven FIFA World Cup tournaments played since the inaugural tournament in 1991.

            ISBN 9781787393530
            Released NZ 1 Mar 2020
            Publisher Welbeck Publishing Group
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