Am I Too Tall Concept 2 Rower 6 - Bookshelf
I bought myself a Concept II rowing machine and began training hard at home. Midlife .... At the end of the month, I turned up at the Goldie Boathouse for a trial, along with fifty others who dreamt of being interviewed live on Grandstand in six months' time. ... I'm a natural indoor rower – just under 2 m tall, 250 lb, a slow- beating heart, big lungs and a small brain. ... I went through the first 1,000 m too fast – just under 3 min., but it felt easy – let it slip up a bit, not too much, and then held on ...
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Winner of the National Sporting Club's prestigious British Rugby Book of the Year Award for 2008, Ripley's World transforms and redefines the genre of the sports autobiography. In a moving and intimate memoir, Andy Ripley, England rugby icon and victorious British Lion, television Superstar and world rowing champion, reflects on a life of sporting achievement and confronts his most powerful and dangerous challenge yet - his diagnosis with prostate cancer. Told with typical candour and courage, it is an absorbing and inspirational story.
In his landmark bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within.
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In his landmark bestseller The Tipping Point, Malcolm Gladwell redefined how we understand the world around us. Now, in Blink, he revolutionizes the way we understand the world within. Blink is a book about how we think without thinking, about choices that seem to be made in an instant-in the blink of an eye-that actually aren't as simple as they seem. Why are some people brilliant decision makers, while others are consistently inept? Why do some people follow their instincts and win, while others end up stumbling into error? How do our brains really work-in the office, in the classroom, in the kitchen, and in the bedroom? And why are the best decisions often those that are impossible to explain to others?In Blink we meet the psychologist who has learned to predict whether a marriage will last, based on a few minutes of observing a couple; the tennis coach who knows when a player will double-fault before the racket even makes contact with the ball; the antiquities experts who recognize a fake at a glance. Here, too, are great failures of "blink": the election of Warren Harding; "New Coke"; and the shooting of Amadou Diallo by police. Blink reveals that great decision makers aren't those who process the most information or spend the most time deliberating, but those who have perfected the art of "thin-slicing"-filtering the very few factors that matter from an overwhelming number of variables.
Hi-density loam covered in heatsealed vinyl. a) Chaise lounge Pad.22" Wx72*L 2 " thick, cartridge design. S39. (S5.95 ... "I don't mean to suggest that I am rigid or that I don't think strategically. If there are things ... Major Credit Cards accepted ( N.J residents add 6% sales tax.) Sunday ... 3 TALL LAYERS. ... Concept II introduced the rowing machine that immediately became the training choice of Olympic and collegiate rowing teams. One year ... Non-rowers can enjoy the ergometer too!