Motocross Saved My Life

Author: Brent Worrall
Editor: FriesenPress
ISBN: 1525553569
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In 2011, former Canadian national champion motocross racer Brent (Airmail) Worrall, who had recently returned to the sport after a lengthy absence due to struggles with alcohol, gambling, and depression, was again in a fight to save his own life. His shot at redemption and making peace with the sport he loves was cut short by a near-fatal crash. A mechanical malfunction in mid-flight over the track’s largest jump sent him spiralling into a nose dive. He had just enough time while airborne to say, “Survive, survive, survive.” He broke his back and neck in six places, fractured his clavicle, sternum, and multiple ribs and collapsed his lungs. After flat-lining on the operating table four times, Brent’s doctors finally managed to stabilize him. He required two blood transfusions, and his doctors feared the worst. He emerged from hospital a paraplegic, given only five to ten years to live due to various complications from his accident. After losing the sport he loved many years before to the seedy underworld of depression, alcoholism, drugs, and compulsive gambling, he vowed never to let go of his lifeline passion again. Brent meticulously takes us through his troubled journey to the eventual promised land where he now sits. Along the way, he recounts his many inspirational interactions with those who helped mould his character, including Rick Hansen on his Man in Motion tour as well as looking into Terry Fox’s eyes on his Marathon of Hope. In keeping with his character as an avid sports and history enthusiast, Brent takes us back through many pertinent historical events that shaped his life and society as a whole. Two years after his accident, Brent was back at the track, this time to announce races rather than participate in them. Shortly after that, he launched the Canadian Moto Show, a live online talk-radio show, as well as a magazine, with his good friend Kevin Lefebvre. Throughout the process of giving back to the motocross community while also reinventing himself, he maintained a position as a senior writer at Motocross Performance Magazine. In 2016, he was nominated for a Coast Mental Health Courage to Come Back award. He continues to reshape his life within the sport he loves, refusing to let any of the formidable obstacles he has faced slow him down. This book is Brent’s firsthand account of his journey, written in all five senses, with the hope that his story will motivate and inspire others to see that any seemingly insurmountable obstacles can be overcome.

Orange Coast Magazine

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Orange Coast Magazine is the oldest continuously published lifestyle magazine in the region, bringing together Orange County¹s most affluent coastal communities through smart, fun, and timely editorial content, as well as compelling photographs and design. Each issue features an award-winning blend of celebrity and newsmaker profiles, service journalism, and authoritative articles on dining, fashion, home design, and travel. As Orange County¹s only paid subscription lifestyle magazine with circulation figures guaranteed by the Audit Bureau of Circulation, Orange Coast is the definitive guidebook into the county¹s luxe lifestyle.

Mending The Motocross Champion

Author: Jean C. Gordon
Editor: Upstate NY Romance
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Best Life

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Best Life magazine empowers men to continually improve their physical, emotional and financial well-being to better enjoy the most rewarding years of their life.

American Motorcyclist

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American Motorcyclist magazine, the official journal of the American Motorcyclist Associaton, tells the stories of the people who make motorcycling the sport that it is. It's available monthly to AMA members. Become a part of the largest, most diverse and most enthusiastic group of riders in the country by visiting our website or calling 800-AMA-JOIN.

Foggy

Author: Carl Fogarty
Editor: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007381441
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Four-time world superbike champion, Carl Fogarty is, by most yardsticks, the greatest motorcycle rider Britain has ever produced. In his autobiography he recounts a lifetime of thrills and spills on and off the racing circuit.

The Motor

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3 Strokes In 3 Weeks Saved My Life

Author: Leo Costa Jr.
Editor: Page Publishing Inc
ISBN: 1634176685
File Size: 55,68 MB
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At the age of 56, competitive bodybuilder and personal trainer Leo Costa, Jr. suffered three strokes over the course of three weeks. His amazing recovery defied doctors’ expectations, but the real surprise was what Leo learned about himself during this journey. He shares these insights in Three Strokes in Three Weeks Saved My Life, a compelling and transformative story about Leo’s rediscovery of himself. He uses the wake-up call of having three strokes in three weeks to ask himself, “What was I doing wrong, and why was I doing it?” Looking back over his life, Leo recalls how his scrappy childhood on a family dairy farm allowed him to excel in a variety of competitive sports, which led to a successful career as a bodybuilder, fitness professional, entrepreneur, and spokesperson. Along the way, he learns how to question his choices to better understand his own behavior. Throughout the process, he shares the tools he himself used to bounce back from failure and adversity. Three Strokes in Three Weeks will help you learn how to rebound from failure, bolster your ability to believe in yourself, and teach you how to harness your thoughts to change your behavior for the better.

Cycle World

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Musicworks

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Bowker S Complete Video Directory 2000

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American Book Publishing Record

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Bewitched And Beyond The Fan Who Came To Dinner

Author: Mark Wood
Editor: BearManor Media
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Imagine being so close to one of the characters in the Bewitched television series that you could twitch her nose. In Bewitched and Beyond: The Fan Who Came to Dinner, author Mark Wood shares his fifteen years of laughter, tears, and off-beat yet festive moments that he enjoyed with Kasey Rogers, who portrayed Louise Tate on the Bewitched series (1964-1972) that starred Elizabeth Montgomery, Dick York, Dick Sargent, Agnes Moorehead, Maurice Evans, David White, Erin Murphy, George Tobias, and Alice Pearce, among others. Each chapter explores a Bewitched episode in which Kasey appeared and the exploits Mark and their friends took pleasure in along with her. Together, they journeyed through her battles with about launching a Bewitched spin-off series, as well as Kasey’s several battles with throat and breast cancer. Mark remembers, “In my early twenties, I knew that I wasn’t overly good-looking and I wasn’t built like a Greek god, but I was funny. I knew that if I was ever going to make it in Hollywood I’d better have a good story. So, enter my favorite TV show of all time—Bewitched. Some may remember that Samantha and Darrin had a son, as well as a daughter, and his name was “Adam.” With that, I realized two more things: I looked like the love child of both Darrins and I could twitch my nose. Bingo, a sure thing! Wrong. However, because of my persistence, I became friends with many of the remaining cast members and their friends, but most especially, Kasey. She was the most amazing person I had ever met. She was so much more than her roles as “Louise Tate” or as “Miriam” in Alfred Hitchcock’s Strangers On A Train (1951); she was a talented writer, a beauty who had two separate Hollywood careers under two separate names, and she was the creator of Women’s Motocross. Her friends became my friends, and I soon realized I was not in Bewitched but living what felt like an odd episode for the next fifteen wonderful years . . . complete with magic and sound effects.” 33 chapters. 208 pages. Available in paperback and Kindle editions. Forewords by Bernard Fox (who played Dr. Bombay on Bewitched) and Rose Marie (who played Sally Rogers on The Dick Van Dyke Show). The book also includes an Index plus many never before seen photographs from Bewitched, as well as personal pictures of the stars through the years when Mark knew them. About the author: Mark Wood is the co-author of five other books, including The Bewitched Cookbook: Magic in the Kitchen.

Children S Magazine Guide

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Slash The Autobiography

Author: Slash
Editor: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0007481039
File Size: 55,62 MB
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Civil Warrior

Author: Guy T. Saperstein
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"I Never Thought I Would Lose a Case," says Guy T. Saperstein, recalling his life fighting for the underdog and for social change in his autobiography Civil Warrior: Memoirs of a Civil Rights Attorney. He very rarely did. In his more than 25 years of pioneering civil rights law, Saperstein's firm successfully prosecuted the largest race, sex and age-discrimination lawsuits in American history. His firm defeated Denny's Restaurants in the infamous race discrimination case. His biggest case -- a 23-year sex discrimination lawsuit against State Farm Insurance -- ended when, State Farm finally admitted, "We were like Robert Duran in the ring with Sugar Ray Leonard, and we said, 'No mas!'" Saperstein is well known for his colorful, take-no-prisoners style in and out of court. Civil Warrior reflects that bold style, making intricate points of law accessible, and revealing how justice really works in America today. Book jacket.