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Splat! : the madness and magnificence of the world's most dangerous sports

Author: Tony Davis
Publisher: Crows Nest, N.S.W. : Allen & Unwin, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What kind of person risks their life for their sport? And more to the point, why?
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Davis
ISBN: 9781741750300 174175030X
OCLC Number: 174096934
Description: 238 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: Why the Hell would you? --
Base jumping --
Boxing --
Motogp racing --
Free diving --
Bull fighting --
Ski jumping --
Mountain climbing --
Buzkashi (Goat dragging) --
Hang gliding --
Big wave surfing --
Mixed martial arts --
Street luge --
Motorcycle leaping --
Cliff diving --
Speed skiing --
Trebuchet --
Land speed record breaking --
Sky diving.
Responsibility: Tony Davis.

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From the author of the bestselling Lemon! comes Splat!, a funny, quirky look at some of the most ludicrously dangerous sports in the world.  Read more...

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