“When you’re riding along on an ancient bike you are a heroic figure, but if you get off and push the bike up a large hill you are immediately a hateful, pathetic failure.” – Tim Moore
Before Wimbledon, the Masters, the World Series, and the Super Bowl, there was the Astley Belt Race, a six-day walking match that determined the world’s champion pedestrian.
A forthcoming academic study by former University of Alabama professor Dr. Rosanna Guadagno will examine the psychological impact of the Fail Room.
In August 2008 eleven climbers lost their lives on K2, one of the world’s deadliest mountains. In “Buried in the Sky,” Peter Zuckerman and Amanda Padoan recount the tragic events from a rarely heard point of view—the hired help.
“I didn’t dream about this,” says Mark Titus about the popular and critical acclaim for ‘Don’t Put Me In, Coach.’ “I didn’t know it was possible for a bench-warmer to write a successful book.”
Dirk Hayhurst, author of “Out of My League,” explains what life is like for a struggling major league baseball player.