A coming-of-age memoir by the surfing-obsessed William Finnegan, who fell in love with the sport as a young boy, and continued surfing well into his adult life as an international journalist. Surfers and non-surfers alike will enjoy this well-written recounting of a life spent surfing.
Miami Heat All-Star Shooting Guard Dwayne Wade gets very personal in this revealing memoir of how he came to fight for custody of his two sons and the unique father-son relationships he formed with them as a single parent.
From NBA basketball's most sought-after trainer comes a behind-the-scenes look at his career and training methods, offering a rare glimpse inside the lives of the star athletes he has worked with.
The football star made famous in the hit film The Blind Side looks back at his journey from a childhood as a homeless youth to achieving the dream come true of playing in the NFL.
This memoir by the seven-time Olympic medalist describes her battles with depression, eating disorders, and substance abuse in spite of her successful career, recounting how she hid her struggles from her loved ones before seeking help and finding renewal in the birth of her son.
Kraukauer's epic account of the May 1996 climbing disaster on Mount Everest, which he survived, while others perished.
The winner of seven Olympic medals and the most decorated gymnast, male or female, in U.S. history, Shannon tells her story from being a shy girl raised in Oklahoma, through her training accidents, her successful battle with ovarian cancer, and the birth of her miracle baby girl.
World-class free climber Steph Davis recounts how she took a break from her climbing career after her marriage ended and in the process discovered skydiving and eventually, BASE jumping. Along the way, Davis she found a new sense of self and new love.
A multilayered memoir of a 14-year-old member of the 1996 U.S. Women’s Olympic Gymnastics team that transcends the world of sports, illuminating the challenges and hardships behind the fame.
Meet the Andre Agassi you never would have guessed existed. With the assistance of ghostwriter journalist J.P. Moehringer, Agassi has put together a compelling and intimate memoir about growing up the son of a demanding father on the dry courts of Las Vegas and navigating the world of stardom as an insecure young adult looking to find his way trying to discover the kind of adult he wants to be. Not at all the portrait of the Andre Agassi you thought you knew.
The surprising personal story of Hope Solo, goalkeeper for the U.S. womens national soccer team.
Shattered at age 26 by her mother's death and the end of her marriage, Strayed did something way out of the realm of her experience--she took a solo 1,100-mile hike along the Pacific Crest Trail.