Brady loves life on the Chesapeake Bay with his friends J. T. and Digger. But developers and rich families are moving into the area, and while Brady befriends some of them, like the DiAngelos, his parents and friends are bitter about the changes. Tragedy strikes when the DiAngelos´ kayak overturns in the bay, and Brady wonders if it was more than an accident. Soon, Brady discovers the terrible truth behind the kayak´s sinking, and it will change the lives of those he loves forever. Priscilla Cummings deftly weaves a suspenseful tale of three teenagers caught in a wicked web of deception. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Danny Gerard. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/lili/002473/bk_lili_002473_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Erik Weihenmayer is the first and only blind person to summit Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. Descending carefully, he and his team picked their way across deep crevasses and through the deadly Khumbu Icefall; when the mountain was finally behind him, Erik knew he was going to live. His expedition leader slapped him on the back and said something that would affect the course of Erik´s life: ´´Don´t make Everest the greatest thing you ever do.´´ No Barriers is Erik´s response to that challenge. It is the moving story of his journey since descending Mount Everest - from leading expeditions around the world with blind Tibetan teenagers to helping injured soldiers climb their way home from war, from adopting a son from Nepal to facing the most terrifying reach of his life: to solo kayak the thunderous whitewater of the Grand Canyon. Along the course of Erik´s journey, he meets other trailblazers - adventurers, scientists, artists, and activists - who, despite trauma, hardship, and loss, have broken through barriers of their own. These pioneers show Erik surprising ways forward that surpass logic and defy traditional thinking. Like the rapids of the Grand Canyon, created by inexorable forces far beneath the surface, No Barriers is a dive into the heart and mind at the core of the turbulent human experience. It is an exploration of the light that burns in all of us, the obstacles that threaten to extinguish that light, and the treacherous ascent toward growth and rebirth. This program includes a bonus interview with the author and his climbing partner as well as a foreword read by Bob Woodruff. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Holter Graham, Bob Woodruff. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/aren/002426/bk_aren_002426_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Feel the adrenaline rush as Dave Norell plunges over huge waterfalls, gets lost in the Philippine jungles, and experiences carnage in Costa Rica. In need of medical attention, Dave and his extreme kayaking friends trudge through waist-high sugar cane fields full of poisonous snakes, in search of a road that hasn´t been washed out by recent flood-waters. Dave and fellow kayakers travel throughout Idaho, British Columbia, other parts of Canada and the US in their quest for whitewater adventure. Secrets are revealed, lessons learned, and life-long friendships are formed. This book has something for everyone, outdoor sports and recreation enthusiasts, as well as those who can relate to love and loss. Author Rae Ann Norell shares from the heart how she literally picks herself up off the floor to begin a journey no parent wants to take, after receiving a phone call telling her that her 24-year-old son Dave died while competing in a triathlon. Her journey from grief to eventual recovery and healing offers hope to those who have lost a child. Dave´s life inspires and his message shines through: live life to the fullest, pursue your passion and follow your heart. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Isaiah T. Silkwood, Rae Ann Norell. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/047321/bk_acx0_047321_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Adventure sports changed his life. The Race to the Midnight Sun nearly ended it.Upside Down in the Yukon River is an inspiring, true story full of dreams, fear, doubts, success, failure, and hope, in which an ordinary guy from Iowa takes on an extraordinary challenge that quickly turns into a fight for his own life against Mother Nature herself. Steve Cannon´s honest and humble storytelling throughout this engaging adventure challenges each one of us to live every precious moment empty of regret and reminds us all that our only real failures are those steps never taken in pursuit of our own dreams. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Steve Cannon. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/145857/bk_acx0_145857_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Erscheint im limitierten Digipak mit Goldfolienprägung auf dem Cover. Ein Live-Konzert, das seinesgleichen sucht: 16 Sänger, 28 Songs, eine Konzertlänge von über zwei Stunden vor mehr als 9000 Fans. Arjen Lucassens Projekt Aryeon gehört zu den ambitioniertesten Prog-Projekten unserer Zeit. Und für diesen einmaligen Live-Mitschnitt wurden keine Mühen gescheut und auch das Staraufgebot kann sich sehen und selbstverständlich auch hören lassen: Floor Jansen (Nightwish), Damian Wilson (Threshold), Hansi Kürsch (Blind Guardian), Tommy Karevik (Kamelot), Anneke van Giersbergen (The Gentle Storm), Marco Hietala (Nightwish), Jonas Renkse (Katatonia), Mike Mills (Toehider), Marcela Bovio (Stream of Passion), Irene Jansen, Robert Soeterboek (Star One), John Jaycee Cuijpers (Praying Mantis), Edward Reekers (Kayak), Jay van Feggelen, Maggy Luyten (Nightmare) and Lisette van den Berg (Scarlet Stories). Und jetzt darf man sich erstmal mit Gewalt die Kinnlade wieder zuklappen! Extras: Behind the scenes, inkl. Interviews mit den Sängern und Musikern; Einblicke in die Try-Out-Show Sound: DTS-MA 5.1, PCM 2.0
When guerrilla soldiers strike Santiago´s village, they destroy everything in their path - including his home and family. Santiago and his four-year-old sister escape, running for their lives. But the only way they can be truly safe is to leave Guatemala behind forever. So Santiago and Angelina set sail in a sea kayak their Uncle Ramos built while dreaming of his own escape. Sailing through narrow channels guarded by soldiers, shark-infested waters, and days of painful heat and raging storms, Santiago and Angelina face an almost impossible voyage hundreds of miles across the open ocean, heading for the hope of a new life in the United States. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Chris Nunez. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/lili/001136/bk_lili_001136_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Windward Coast is a natural paradise. The world-class Kahala Hotel and Resort is here, some of the world´s favorite beaches, Diamond Head, gorgeous Kahala Beach and Wai`alae Beach Park. Then there is Hanauma Bay State Park and the Halona Blow Hole. Other spectacular natural attractions are Makapu`u Head (home to the Makapu`u Lighthouse) and then Sea Life Park, Waimanalo Bay, home to O`ahu´s longest sandy beach, and then the busy town of Kailua, which has shopping, great dining and lots of water activities. Kane`ohe Bay, is where you´ll see famous and hard-to-miss Mokoli`i Island, better known as ´´Chinaman´s Hat.´´ This is also where you´ll find 4,000-acre Kualoa Ranch, which offers many outdoor adventures. Restaurants reviewed in the guide range from the most luxurious dining to the best take-out places. The top beaches; secret spots for snorkeling; the best outfitters for everything from diving to deep-sea fishing; the galleries and shops. Accommodations and activities for those traveling with children; how to get married on the island; the best honeymoon resorts; finding the lowest airfares and package deals. Where to fish, hike, play golf, tennis, scuba, ocean kayak, along with camping, horseback riding, biking, whalewatching – it´s all here. Our author lives in Oahu. She has hiked the trails, taken the boats, scuba´d the reefs, dined in the restaurants, visited all the resorts, snorkeled the coastline, explored the hidden waterfalls and she shares all of her knowledge. This guide is drawn from our larger guide to Oahu. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mark Huff. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/020402/bk_acx0_020402_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The path to an adventurous life seems straightforward: Crush at an outdoor sport; amass a legion of followers who drool at your hero shots on Instagram; host TED talks exhorting people to live their best life, brah. But there is another way: the way of the Wilderness Idiot. Author Ted Alvarez built a career and an outdoor lifestyle by simply not being smart enough to say no to things that will probably kill him, or at least embarrass him severely. From nearly drowning in pro kayak races to hallucinating on solo trips across bear-and-bug-infested wildernesses, his work exists to show that the outsider Everywoman and -man can have the spotlight. In a series of hilarious and insightful essays, Alvarez shows that you don´t need to shred sick lines to find adventure-you just have to embrace the blank spots beyond your comfort zone. That way lies self-knowledge, soul-quieting confidence, and the soul of wilderness. More than most, Alvarez knows outsiders belong outside-and he wants to welcome them into the tribe. The Wilderness Idiot airlifts readers to the world´s most remote places (in reality and in the mind) and make them feel so at home they´ll start dreaming about adventures of their own.
Wherever Chelsea Handler travels, one thing is certain: she always ends up in the land of the ridiculous. Now, in this uproarious collection, she sneaks her sharp wit through airport security and delivers her most absurd and hilarious stories ever. On safari in Africa, it´s anyone´s guess as to what´s more dangerous: the wildlife or Chelsea. But whether she´s fumbling the seduction of a guide by not knowing where tigers live (Asia, duh) or wearing a bathrobe into the bush because her clothes stopped fitting seven margaritas ago, she´s always game for the next misadventure. The situation gets down and dirty as she defiles a kayak in the Bahamas, and outright sweaty as she escapes from a German hospital on crutches. When things get truly scary, like finding herself stuck next to a passenger with bad breath, she knows she can rely on her family to make matters even worse. Thank goodness she has the devoted Chunk by her side - except for the time she loses him in Telluride. Complete with answers to the most frequently asked traveler´s questions, hot travel trips, and travel etiquette, none of which should be believed, Uganda Be Kidding Me has Chelsea taking on the world, one laugh-out-loud incident at a time. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your My Library section along with the audio. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Chelsea Handler. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hach/001922/bk_hach_001922_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.