Being Extreme

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Citadel Press, 2002 - Sports & Recreation - 292 pages
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Filled with interviews with top full-time athletes, recreational hobbyists, and psychiatrists, an exhilarating behind-the-scenes glimpse into the world of extreme sports, including freestyle motorcross, mountain climbing, and waterfall jumping, reveals a world of risk-taking, adrenaline-pumping stunts that defy convention.
 

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This book took you into a world of risk and andventure. As I read this book I couldn't put ti down. I just couldn't imagine waking up every morning wondering if I were to be alive by the next day. It ... Read full review

Contents

The Psychology of Risk
23
The Adventure of the ExtremeJumping and Flying 41
77
The Adventure of the ExtremeClimbing 81
85
The Adventure of the ExtremeRiding
129
Coping With and Overcoming Fear
169
The Addiction of the Rush
189
Life Injury and Death
203
The Extreme With a Higher Calling
217
Earning an Extreme Living
249
Living on the EdgeThe Lifestyle of the Extreme
269
Index
283
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John Butman is an established business author and journalist.

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