For people just starting to play, disc golf can become an exciting and addictive sport to play for a lifetime. Avid disc golfers often find playing a challenging test of both physical skill and mental determination. Disc golf is a "greener" sport than most, and has fewer barriers to entry than traditional golf and other recreational sports. It is also one of the fastest growing sports in the United States. The Definitive Guide to Disc Golf provides readers all the essential information they need to get started playing disc golf, but it is much more than just a basic "how to" manual – it is a thoughtful, fascinating, and thoroughly enjoyable exploration into the history, nature, science, and skills of disc golf. Featuring more than 80 instructional photos, this is a comprehensive book about disc golf that would be enjoyed by all players, from beginners to aspiring professionals.
This book is a trip-oriented guide, with each entry focusing on a specific activity at a particular location. Some examples are biking the Acadia Carriage Roads; climbing Bigelow Mountain; or canoeing the Magalloway River. It presents a series of trips that could comprise an entire summer of exploration or be stretched out over years. The authors present a series of day or weekend trips that could comprise an entire summer of exploration or be stretched out over years. Combined, the trips represent a broad-based discovery of the entire state of Maine. Maps, clear directions, and pertinent information are included for each trip, as well as first-hand descriptions of what you can expect to encounter along the way.
Collectors will delight in acquiring the first and only Black dolls book that is completely published in full colour Author Debbie Garrett has written an extensive book of reference on vintage, modern, fashion and artist Black dolls. Featured in this book are Black dolls made from cloth, bisque, celluloid, composition, rubber, wood, and hard plastic. This long-overdue, insightful book includes a price guide and tips for buying and selling in the collector's market. This is a 'must-have' book for collectors and social historians who want to see first-hand the evolution of a childhood plaything which in recent years has also been fashioned for adult collectors.
The definitive guide to the region's top multiuse trails
Author: Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Publisher: Wilderness Press
Whether you're looking for a trail for a leisurely stroll, a bike ride with the family, or something a bit more challenging, you'll find it in Rail-Trails Michigan and Wisconsin, highlighting the best, most highly rated trails in these two states. Many of the trails were converted from unused railroad corridors to become some of the best multiuse rail-trails in the region. In this guidebook, experts from the Rail-to-Trails Conservancy present their list of 64 of the best trails and rail-trails in Michigan and Wisconsin. Tour Michigan's state capital on the Lansing River Trail, which winds along scenic riverbanks for 8 miles from the campus of Michigan State University to Old Town Lansing. Witness the effects of ancient ice floes on the landscape in Wisconsin along the 52-mile Glacial Drumlin State Trail. See the native tall-grass prairie, explore hardwood forests and waterways, and visit quintessential American small towns along the Midwest's many rail-trails. In addition to details about each trail, Rail-Trails Michigan and Wisconsin also provides information about trail amenities, including restrooms, parking facilities, and water fountains.
The definitive guide to the state's top multiuse trails
Author: Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
Publisher: Wilderness Press
Florida visitors are often surprised by both the beauty of its trails and by the great variety of its landscapes. Although Florida doesn't have any mountains, it does offer trails with views of everything from beaches and bluffs to prairies and wetlands. In this comprehensive trail guide, you'll find some of the best, most beautiful trails in Florida. Many of the trails were converted from unused railroad corridors to become some of the best multiuse rail-trails in the state. In this guidebook, experts from Rail-to-Trails Conservancy present their final list of the top trails and rail-trails in Florida, selected from more than 100 in the state. In addition to details about each trail, Rail-Trails Florida also provides information about trail amenities, including restrooms, parking facilities, and water fountains.
"Weight Training for Women's Golf" is the most comprehensive and up-to-date women's golf-specific training guide in the world today. It contains descriptions and photographs of the most effective weight training, flexibility, and abdominal exercises used by top female golfers worldwide, including Annika Sorenstam. This book features year-round golf-specific weight-training programs guaranteed to improve your performance and get you results. No other women's golf book to date has been so well designed, so easy to use, and so committed to weight training. This book enables female golfers of all skill levels to add extra yardage to their drives and irons. By following this program you can develop the flexibility and strength required to eliminate fatigue and increase distance with every club in your bag. With stronger and more flexible muscles, you will not only hit the ball farther but you will have better control over all of your shots throughout the round. Most importantly, you will reduce your chances of injury and be able to play 18 holes at your highest level.
Seminar paper from the year 2000 in the subject American Studies - Culture and Applied Geography, grade: 2, University of Bayreuth (FB American Studies), course: Seminar Applied Geography, 35 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: The most common disc sport1, Ultimate, spreads all over the world. About 1,400 sportsmen from 23 nations took part in the 10th World Ultimate & Guts Championships held in Heilbronn, Germany, in August 2000. These were the biggest World Championships that ever took place in the history of disc sports. And it was also a big step forward for the game of Ultimate. The top six nations are qualified to take part at the World Games 2001 in Akita, Japan. Ultimate and Disc Golf will be official part of these Games of non-Olympic sports for the first time ever. As a matter of fact, not everybody in the Ultimate community is happy about how things developed. Many of the "old-school"-players are afraid of the growth of their beloved sport. They fear that the "Spirit of the Game" will be destroyed if the sport becomes more and more popular. But there are also a lot of players and officials that welcome the future and hope that Ultimate will lose its shadowy existence. This paper will pick up the discussion and show how the future of Ultimate may look like. Therefore the game of Ultimate will be presented to the reader shortly. In the second part the history of Ultimate and Frisbee in general will be told. Afterwards there will be a look at the present situation of Ultimate in the World, the United States and Europe. Therefore the World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) and the Ultimate Players Association (UPA) will be presented. There will also be a short look at a survey of the typical Ultimate player. At the last step there will be a look at the future. What may happen to the sport and why may these things happen.
This book is for those in search of fun! Cowboy up ... at an authentic dude ranch; Horse pack with your spouse in Montana's rugged Bitterroot Wilderness; Bicycle through the beautiful vineyards of Napa Valley, Italy, or France; Drive a covered wagon pulled by a team of horses through the Teton wilderness of Wyoming; Plunge down the majestic Grand Canyon's Lava Falls ... the world's biggest whitewater; Feel the exhilaration, kayaking among Orcas on Alaska's Inside Passage or paddling the myriad of islands in the crystal clear waters of the Belize. Features 700 recreation providers.