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Yukon Sport

An Illustrated Encyclopedia

John Firth

A lively and beautifully designed celebration of sport in the Yukon.

 

“For anybody involved in sports, this book will be an interesting, perhaps inspirational read, and will make a good gift for the sports enthusiast in the family.”

Yukon News

Book Description

In this entertaining fact-filled compendium, author John Firth celebrates the impressive scope of sport in the Yukon, along with the adventurous spirit of the many people who participate. In words and pictures, the book covers everything from archery and arm wrestling to boxing, bathtub racing, cycling, cricket, dog mushing, fencing, gymnastics, karate, and weightlifting. Filled with colourful anecdotes and the voices of sports enthusiasts, this book will appeal to anybody who has ever played a sport or been a fan.

PRAISE

“For anybody involved in sports, this book will be an interesting, perhaps inspirational read, and will make a good gift for the sports enthusiast in the family.”—Yukon News

  • hardcover
  • 9.5 × 11 inches
  • 352 pages
  • 978-1-927958-20-9
  • $60