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Tour de France Official - 100th Race Edition

From its humble origins over a century ago to its present day glory, the Tour de France has always been a race that has inspired fascination. The rivalries, passion and drama of the world's greatest cycling challenge are revealed through entertaining and authoritative commentary and breathtaking official photography.

Training Tough with the Franks Brothers

While other kids of their generation were pounding away on their PlayStations or wiling away the long Canterbury summers at the beach, All Blacks brothers Owen and Ben Franks were growing up 'tough'. Endless hours in the gym, unique training regimes and an unstinting dedication to the pursuit of the end game has seen Owen and Ben Franks rise to become two of the very best props in world rugby. Their unique training tips will cover off everything any aspiring young rugby player will need to know to improve their game ...the question, though, at the end of the day, will be: do you have the dedication and are you TOUGH ENOUGH?

The Complete Rock Climber

From the history of this popular sport to how to get started, this is a fully comprehensive guide to the subject, ranging from basic indoor wall climbing techniques to the ultimate adventure of scaling sea cliffs. Essential sections on rope-work and emergency rope-work and a look at climbing in remote places will give you all the confidence you need to jump from a beginner to expert in no time.