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The Perfect Distance

Author : Pat Butcher
ISBN : 9781780225319
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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The definitive, fully authorised story of the record-breaking rivalry between London Olympics organiser Sebastian Coe and Steve Ovett. Steve Ovett and Sebastian Coe presided over the golden era of British athletics. Between them they won three Olympic gold medals, two silvers, one bronze and broke a total of twelve middle-distance records. They were part of the landscape of the late seventies and early eighties -- both household names, their exploits were watched by millions. As far apart as possible in terms of class and upbringing -- Ovett is the art student, the long-haired son of a market-trader from Brighton, a natural athlete; Coe's formative years were spent under the rigorous training routine of Peter Coe, a self-taught trainer who referred to his son as 'my athlete' -- their rivalry burned as intense on the track as away from it. The pendulum swung between the pair of them -- each breaking the other's records, and, memorably, triumphing in each other's events in Moscow in 1980 -- for the best part of a decade, until the final showdown at the Los Angeles Olympics in 1984 . . . The Perfect Distance is both a detailed re-creation and a fitting celebration of the greatest era of British athletics.

The Perfect Distance

Author : Kim Ablon Whitney
ISBN : 0329496433
Genre : Conduct of life
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While competing in the three junior national equitation championships, seventeen-year-old Francie Martinez learns to believe in herself and makes some decisions about the type of person she wants to be.

The Perfect Desire

Author : Leslie Lafoy
ISBN : 9781466829701
Genre : Fiction
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Barrett Stanbridge has a lovely home in one of London's best neighborhoods, great friends, a thriving private investigation business, and feminine companionship whenever it's convenient. The shadows of his past have been accepted and neatly put away. In short, he's a man really quite content with the structure and direction of his deliberately solitary life. Being accused of the murder of a beautiful woman changes everything. The daring Isabella Dandaneau, a widow, has left America and the memories of a less-than-happy marriage behind in order to find her fortune in England. With half of a pirate's treasure map in hand, she's arrived in London, determined to find her cousin--and the other half of the map--and better her financial lot in life. Only she has been murdered and the devilishly handsome, Barrett Stanbridge stands accused of her murder. But it takes only one look at the rogue for Isabella to know, not only is this a man who could have never killed her cousin, but that he also sets her blood on fire the way no man ever has. And it's not long before she realizes that falling in love changes everything.

Runner S World

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Runner's World magazine aims to help runners achieve their personal health, fitness, and performance goals, and to inspire them with vivid, memorable storytelling.

Ironfit Secrets For Half Iron Distance Triathlon Success

Author : Don Fink
ISBN : 9781493004195
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Why is the Half Iron-Distance the most popular triathlon distance? Because it is the perfect length for busy athletes with demanding career and family responsibilities. Full Iron-Distance races require such painstaking planning and sacrifice that it’s difficult to keep life in balance. The Half Iron-Distance is accessible, while remaining challenging. Also known as the “70.3” for the sum of its 1.2 mile swim, 56 mile bike ride, and 13.1 mile run, the half-iron triathlon is not simply a race for which an athlete can use a full-iron training regimen chopped in half. Doing so would in no way approach maximizing an athlete’s performance. The races are performed at completely different intensity levels, with completely different approaches. As a result, the training is completely different. IronFit Secrets to Half Iron-Distance Triathlon Success does for the half-iron what Be IronFit has done for the full-iron. It provides three sixteen-week training programs—Competitive, Intermediate, and “Just Finish”—and details everything an athlete needs to know to successfully prepare for and maximize performance at this racing distance. In as little as four months, any athlete can be physically and mentally ready for the world’s most popular triathlon challenge.

3rd International Castle Meeting On Coding Theory And Applications

Author : Joaquim Borges
ISBN : 9788449026881
Genre : Education
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In 1999, a conference called International Meeting on Coding Theory and Cryptography took place at Mota Castle in Castilia (Spain). The conference had great acceptance within the community of coding theory and cryptography researchers. At that moment, and also nowadays, there are not many international workshops about these topics, at least if we compare with other mathematical and engineering subjects of research. Therefore, the general desire was to continue with more Castle Meetings. However, the following conference did not take place until 2008. In that case, the conference was called II International Castle Meeting on Coding Theory and Applications allowing more topics related to coding theory apart from cryptography. Such conference took place at Mota Castle again and the number of participants was similar to the previous edition. The present edition of the conference, called III International Castle Meeting on Coding Theory and Applications has been held at Cardona Castle in Catalonia (Spain). The number of communications has increased and a number of selected papers will be published in a special issue of the journal Designs, Codes and Cryptography. As in the previous editions, the conference has been of high level with notorious invited speakers and scientic committee members.

The Perfect Shot

Author : Elaine Marie Alphin
ISBN : 9781467731560
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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Someone murdered Brian's girfriend, Amanda. The police think it was her father. Brian isn’t so sure. But everyone he knows is telling him to move on, get over it, focus on the present. Focus on basketball. Focus on hitting the perfect shot. Brian hopes that the system will work for Amanda and her father. An innocent man couldn’t be wrongly convicted, could he? But then Brian does a school project on Leo Frank, a Jewish man lynched decades ago for the murder of a teenage girl—a murder he didn’t commit. Worse still, Brian’s teammate Julius gets arrested for nothing more than being a black kid in the wrong place at the wrong time. Brian can’t deny any longer that the system is flawed. As Amanda’s father goes on trial, Brian admits to himself that he knows something that could break the case. But if he comes forward, will the real killer try for another perfect shot—this time against Brian?

Distance Running Pick The Perfect Running Program For You

Author : Desmond Gahan
ISBN : 9781386185888
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You can stay in shape by running. It does not matter what kind you are doing, you can effectively get rid of some calories by doing it. When you are distance running, it can be a great way to train for a marathon or some other kind of race. However, that does not mean that running distance is for marathons only. There are people who use distance running to lose excess weight or just to stay fit. Each person can adapt to different speeds and distances for their own personal agenda. Since everyone’s body is different, everyone will not run at the same pace. If you are a beginner with distance running, then you will want to take your time. Don’t rush it, especially because it’s a new process for you. You have to give yourself time to shape up or whatever your plans were. Rome was not built in a day, so you will also have to take it day by day. Before you know it, you will be appreciative that you did not rush to any decisions concerning distance running and training. This report will discuss six different types of distance running: • Sprinting • Middle Distance Running • Marathon Running • Long Distance Running • Ultrarunning • Multiday Running You can also have mental benefits from doing this kind of training program with distance running. So, whatever you set out to do, make sure that it is worthwhile for yourself, your body and other people. No decision that you make affect just you. It affects other people as well. So as you start on your training journey, keep in mind that this is not popularity contest on who can run the fastest or the longest. It’s about training your body through different kinds of distance running techniques.

Echoes From A Distance

Author : King Joe
ISBN : 9781469118864
Genre : Self-Help
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Shortly after I had returned from a foreign trip some years ago, an old friend saw me and quickly noticed that I had gone partially bald. He was startled. So, he spontaneously yelled a seemingly tough question at me: What happened to the hairs on your head? Spontaneously too, I yelled an answer back at him: Nature took them in place of the wisdom that I couldnt pay for! And we teased and laughed. My friend thought I had joked, but I knew I hadnt. However, Ill leave the judgment to you. By the time youre done digesting the substance of this more than compelling masterpiece, Id like to know your stand. Had I joked or had I not?

Going The Distance

Author : George Thomas
ISBN : 1582616299
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Going the Distance is the compelling tale of George Thomas's quest to prove himself physically and emotionally after a car accident left him with life-threatening epileptic seizures. It is told through Thomas's own eyes. The harsh elements, grueling climbs and sleep deprivation bring to his mind the obstacles that he overcame in order to simply ride a bicycle after the accident.

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