Wherever I Wind Up: My Quest for Truth, Authenticity, and the Perfect Knuckleball

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In 1996, R.A. Dickey was the Texas Rangers’  No. 1 draft choice. Then, a routine physical revealed that his right elbow was missing its ulnar collateral ligament, and his lifelong dream, along with his $810,000 signing bonus was taken away. Though, despite being twice consigned to baseball‘s scrap heap, Dickey battled back. Today, he is […]

Touching the Void

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Joe Simpson and his climbing partner, Simon Yates, had just reached the top of a 21,000-foot peak in the Andes when disaster struck. Simpson plunged off the vertical face of an ice ledge, breaking his leg. In the hours that followed, darkness fell and a blizzard raged as Yates tried to lower his friend to […]

Find a Way

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When Diana Nyad appeared on the shore of Key West after fifty-three hours of harsh swimming across an epic ocean, she not only set a world record—becoming the first person to swim the shark-infested waters between Cuba and Florida with no cage for safety—she also succeeded in satisfying a dream she first chased at age […]

Surfacing

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Surfacing is the inspiring story of Siri Lindley, one of the world’s best triathlon coaches and a world champion. Though, before Siri came to dominate the sport of triathlon, she was controlled by deep-rooted uncertainty that sabotaged her races and forced her to hide her sexuality. When her stunningly beautiful mother caught the attention of an […]

The Champion’s Comeback

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Your ultimate guide to overcoming losses and injuries and achieving greatness―on and off the field. Leading sports psychologist Jim Afremow, author of The Champion’s Mind, knows what makes good athletes great, especially when they come back to win after facing devastating injuries, tough obstacles, or seemingly insurmountable odds. Making a comeback isn’t just about raw […]

Sum It Up

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Pat Summitt, the all-time winningest coach in NCAA basketball history and bestselling author of Reach for the Summitt and Raise The Roof, tells for the first time her remarkable story of victory and resilience as well as facing down her greatest challenge: early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. Pat Summitt was only 21 when she became head coach […]

Toughness: Developing True Strength On and Off the Court

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If anyone knows tough, it’s Jay Bilas. A four-year starter at Duke, he learned a strong work ethic under Coach Mike Krzyzewski. After playing professionally overseas, he returned to Duke, where he served as Krzyzewski’s assistant coach for three seasons, helping to guide the Blue Devils to two national championships. He has since become one […]

On Fire

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In the bestselling tradition of Brene Brown’s Daring Greatly and Nick Vujicic’s Life Without Limitscomes a rousing 7-step plan for living a life on fire, filled with hope and possibility—from an inspirational speaker who survived a near-fatal fire at the age of nine and now runs a successful business inspiring people all around the world. […]

The Power of Broke

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The instant New York Times bestseller from Shark Tank star and Fubu Founder Daymond John on why starting a business on a limited budget can be an entrepreneur’s greatest competitive advantage, showing how brands, companies, and start-ups can leverage the power of broke to achieve success, fame, and profit. Daymond John has been practicing the […]