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Adventure racing

Author: Jacques Marais; Lisa De Speville
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Adventure Racing is the complete guide to the skills, equipment, strategies, navigation, and nutrition used by the top adventure racers around the globe. Start with the right gear to perform your best - even in desert, rainforest, and subzero environments. Then learn the skills for trekking, mountain biking, canoeing and kayaking, and mountaineering." "Insights on team strategy, use of support crews, map reading,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Guide (Descripteur de forme)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques Marais; Lisa De Speville
ISBN: 0736059113 9780736059114
OCLC Number: 56598473
Description: 160 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 28 cm
Contents: The origin of adventure --
The adventure racing experience --
Thinking through the race --
Gear inspection --
Adventure racing skills --
Tactics and strategy --
Navigation --
Support crews --
Fueling your body --
Medical know-how --
Ten amazing races.
Responsibility: Jacques Marais and Lisa de Speville.
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The complete guide to the skills, equipment, strategies, navigation, and nutrition used by the top adventure racers around the globe, whichever sport they are competing in.  Read more...

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