For every dedicated sports fan, a unique lifetime list of the 101 most important games, matches, venues, and events around the world, illustrated with color photographs and collated by a pair of Sports Illustrated veterans.
For more than twenty years, Rob Fleder and Steve Hoffman captured the thrill of numerous sporting competitions while working for Sports Illustrated. Covering everything from match-ups, historical stadiums, and the Olympics to dog shows and poker, The Sports Bucket List is their carefully cultivated checklist for every serious sports fan.
Fleder and Hoffman give you a taste of some of the greatest must-catch moments in sports, including: Barcelona facing off against Real Madrid, the Tour de France in the mountain stages, the big waves at The Eddie in Oahu, the Caribbean World Series, and halftime at Florida A&M. They take you around the world and through time, providing a rare look at the history behind the Highland games at Dunoon, Scotland, the greatest legends of Olympic Ski Jumping, and the energy of football at West Point’s Michie Stadium. Each entry is illustrated with a stunning photo that captures its excitement, beauty, glory, and intensity
With essential facts, compelling stories, and recommendations on the best times to visit for each game, match, venue, or event, The Sports Bucket List is both a source of unconventional travel destinations and an insider guide to the most fascinating sports experiences.
|Product dimensions:||9.20(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
Rob Fleder was executive editor of Sports Illustrated and the editor of SI Books during his twenty years at Time Inc. At SI Books he edited Sports Illustrated 50: The Anniversary Book; SI: The Baseball Book; SI: The Football Book; and Hate Mail From Cheerleaders: The Best of Rick Reilly, among other New York Times bestsellers. He was also the editor of Damn Yankees: Twenty-Four Major League Writers on the World’s Most Loved (and Hated) Team. He is currently editing books and consulting on publishing projects for his company, Low Gear & Minus, Inc. He lives in Westchester, New York.
Steve Hoffman is a founding partner of the HoffmanNoli Design Studio in Brooklyn, New York. Their clients have included Time Inc., Sports Illustrated, Veranda, Brides, Lucky, Condé Nast, Workman Books, Random House and O, The Oprah Magazine. Before founding HoffmanNoli Design, Steve was the creative director of Sports Illustrated for more than twenty years. He has designed more than thirty books for the SI imprint and other clients.
Steve Hoffman is a founding partner of the HoffmanNoli Design Studio in Brooklyn, New York. HoffmanNoli’s clients have included Sports Illustrated, Veranda, Brides, Lucky, O, The Oprah Magazine, Random House, and Time Inc. Before founding HoffmanNoli Design, he was the creative director of Sports Illustrated for more than twenty years. Working on tight deadlines, he and his SI staff designed more than 1,300 covers, many of which have become part of the cultural landscape. He has designed more than thirty books for the Sports Illustrated imprint and other clients.