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            The Captain's Run: What it Takes to Lead the All Blacks
              

            The Captain's Run: What it Takes to Lead the All Blacks (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Paul

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            • Pub Date
              5 Nov 20

            How the captains of the last 50 years have gone about leading the world's most successful rugby team. The job of All Blacks captain comes with a scrutiny that puts it alongside the prime minister in terms of profile and public expectation. It takes a strong, confident and assured... personality to captain a team where failure is never tolerated. The Captain's Run is a behind the scenes journey into the world of All Blacks captaincy. It reveals how the great captains dealt with the pressure of the toughest job in world rugby, how they coped with failure, and what they would have done differently, if given their time again.
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            ISBN 9781775541646
            Published NZ 5 Nov 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            The Kiwi Runners' Family Tree: Volume One: 1800s To 1999
               

            The Kiwi Runners' Family Tree: Volume One: 1800s To 1999 (Paperback)

            By Sobanja, Dreydon; Designed by Dewhurst, Murray

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            New Zealand has a proud athletic history dating back to the 1800s. Never before has there been a book that includes so many New Zealand runners, and in such rich detail. The Kiwi Runners' Family Tree tells the stories of over 100 running related athletes and coaches, focusing on ...the interconnections between the generations as well as the important relationships within those generations. This family tree has wellgrounded roots, a strong trunk and a vast amount of experience, knowledge and inspiration coursing through its branches. The book expertly tells the many interconnected stories of New Zealand's runners, from sprinters through to ultramarathoners, as well as hurdlers, steeplechasers, race walkers and Para athletes. Each chapter incapsulates athletes' achievements, inspirations, coaches and compatriots. The athletes' stories, some never been told before, are complemented by many fascinating photos. The Kiwi Runners' Family Tree features more than 20 personal interviews with athletes, administrators and coaches, to ensure historical and statistical accuracy.
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            ISBN 9780473523671
            Published NZ 29 Aug 2020
            Publisher Inspired Kids Ltd
            Interest Age 16+ years
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            Beaudy - Skills, Drills and the Path to the Top
              

            Beaudy - Skills, Drills and the Path to the Top (Hardback)

            By Swannell, Rikki

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            • Pub Date
              11 Nov 20

            From his upbringing with seven siblings in rural New Zealand, experiences in Ireland as a child, to his rise through the rugby ranks with Taranaki and the Hurricanes, Beauden Barrett will give an insight into what has made him the player he's become, the setbacks he had along the... way and the choices he had to make. One big decision as an 18-year old changed the course of his career and, instead of being lost to New Zealand rugby entirely, set Beauden on the path towards becoming an All Black. Now widely seen as one of the best players in the game, he could have been an AFL star in Australia if it weren't for one phone call. He may have gone from high school to the All Blacks in the space of three years, but the path was far from smooth. Packed with tips and skills, along with drills for different ages and abilities to help young players progress their game, Beauden will also offer advice on how to become a better player off the field, how he learned to adapt to life as a professional sportsman at such a young age and who helped him along the way. Beaudy - Skills, Drills and the Path to the Top is an aspirational read for fans young and old. About the Author: Rikki Swannell has been a sports broadcaster for more than 15 years, and now works in a freelance capacity as a commentator and reporter. She can largely be heard on Sky Sport, where she is a regular commentator on netball, rugby and tennis, and on the World 7s series, working for World Rugby. She started her career as a journalist at Radio Sport and Newstalk ZB and has covered everything from snooker and darts, to cricket and rowing, Olympic and Commonwealth Games and various World Cups. Since going it alone in 2016, Rikki has diversified to become an accomplished event MC, long form print and online writer, media advisor and trainer.
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            ISBN 9781990003059
            Published NZ 11 Nov 2020
            Publisher Upstart Press Ltd
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            Steven Adams: My Life, My Fight
             

            Steven Adams: My Life, My Fight (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Adams, Steven

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            "Steven Adams shares the story behind his meteoric rise from the streets of Rotorua to his emerging stardom in the NBA"--Publisher information.

            ISBN 9780143771296
            Published NZ 27 Jul 2018
            Publisher Penguin
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            Wildboy
              

            Wildboy (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Yelavich, Brando

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            "The full story of Brando 'Wildboy' Yelavich's whirlwind tour of the coastline of New Zealand: 8000km entirely on foot"--Publisher information.

            ISBN 9780143573159
            Published NZ 24 Jun 2015
            Publisher Penguin
            Interest Age 18+ years
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            Running with Sherman: The Donkey Who Survived Against All Odds and Raced Like a Champion
             

            Running with Sherman: The Donkey Who Survived Against All Odds and Raced Like a Champion (Paperback, Main)

            By McDougall, Christopher

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            • Internationally sourced

            When barefoot running guru Christopher McDougall takes in a neglected donkey, his aim is to get Sherman back to reasonable health. But Sherman is ill-tempered, obstinate and uncooperative - and it's clear his poor treatment has made him deeply fearful of humans. Chris knows that ...donkeys need a purpose - they are working, pack animals - and so when he learns of the sport of Burro Racing or running with donkeys, he sets out to give Sherman something worth living for. With the aid of Chris's menagerie on his farm in rural Pennsylvania, his wife Mika and their friends and neighbours including the local Amish population, Sherman begins to build trust in Chris. To give him a purpose, they start to run together. But what Sherman gains in confidence and meaning is something we all need: a connection with nature, the outdoors, with movement. And as Chris learns, the side benefits of exercise and animal contact are surprising, helping with mental and physical health in unexpected ways.
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            ISBN 9781781258279
            Released NZ 2 Jul 2020
            Publisher Profile Books Ltd
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            WWE Encyclopedia of Sports Entertainment New Edition

            WWE Encyclopedia of Sports Entertainment New Edition (Hardback)

            By DK

            • RRP: $90.00
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            Delve into the world of WWE with the most expansive all-encompassing guide ever produced on sports entertainment! Get all the history, facts, and stats on the Superstars you love in the updated WWE Encyclopedia of Sports Entertainment. This bumper new edition packs more than 1,10...0 Superstars into more than 400 exciting pages, making it the perfect reference guide for the WWE universe. This expansive guide features the most controversial, charismatic, and revered Superstars from all eras and sports entertainment brands, including the most popular Superstars such as Bret Hit Man Hart, John Cena, Becky Lynch, Ronda Rousey, and The Rock. This encyclopedia covers it all, from the unbelievable championship wins and thrilling bouts on SmackDown, RAW and NXT, to the Royal Rumble and the grand spectacle of WrestleMania. With stunning visuals and in-depth commentary, the WWE Encyclopedia, 4th Edition brings together the entire WWE roster in one tremendous volume! Relive the history and excitement with this massive book dedicated to the thrilling world of WWE. TM & (c) 2020 WWE. All Rights Reserved.
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            ISBN 9780241422717
            Released NZ 15 Sep 2020
            Publisher Dorling Kindersley Publishers
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            Frankel: The Greatest Racehorse of All Time and the Sport That Made Him
             

            Frankel: The Greatest Racehorse of All Time and the Sport That Made Him (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Cooper, Simon

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            • Pub Date
              1 Dec 20

            In horse racing greatness is defined by speed. Being the second fastest counts for little. You have to win. And win. And keep winning until every challenger of your generation is put to the sword. Of the twelve horses lined up on Newmarket Heath that 2011 day, one would do just t...hat. And more. To become the greatest racehorse that has ever lived.
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            ISBN 9780008307042
            Released NZ 1 Dec 2020
            Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
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            Tyson Fury: The Comeback King
             

            Tyson Fury: The Comeback King (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            Created by House, St James's

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            The complete book all about the ups and down of Tyson Fury once considered the bad boy of British Boxing, his rise to World Champion and his struggles with depression and drug abuse, left Tyson rock bottom. The Comeback King fought it all and gave it all in the controversial draw... against Deontay Wilder, The Comeback King is now back!!
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            ISBN 9781906670801
            Released NZ 1 Oct 2020
            Publisher St James's House
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            Lights Out, Full Throttle: The Good the Bad and the Bernie of Formula One
             

            Lights Out, Full Throttle: The Good the Bad and the Bernie of Formula One (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

            By Hill, Damon; Herbert, Johnny

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            • Pub Date
              9 Dec 20

            Stories from the pit lane from Formula One's leading comic double act

            ISBN 9781529040005
            Released NZ 9 Dec 2020
            Publisher Pan Macmillan
            Interest Age 18+ years
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