Saturday, December 12, 2009
100 Sporting Events You Must See Live by Robert Tuchman
The book lists 100 different amazing sports events. Everything is here from the Masters and Super Bowl and World Cup to the Kentucky Derby, Westminister Dog Show, Calgary Stampede, Boston Marathon, Monaco Grand Prix, Ironman World Championship, and the most important down here in Tarheel country, the UNC vs. Duke basketball game.
For each event, Tuchman gives valuable information. Categories include where the event is held, when, the significance and history of the event, notable athletes participating and how tickets are obtained. He details travel arrangements, and even provides hotel and restaurants close by the action.
This book is sure to be a favorite with any sports lover. Meticulously researched, it provides help for those interested in going in person to these events, and a pleasant fantasy for those unable to go as they page through the book. This book is recommended for sports lovers of any variety, and would be a welcome gift.