For me personally, I've never been a very good climber, but I've always been fascinated by those who do it well. Two jobs ago, I had the opportunity to work with brands like Edelrid and Petzl. I even got to meet world-famous climber, Tommy Caldwell. Having those experiences really expanded my appreciation for the sport. Unfortunately, I'm kind of shut out of the mountains here in Minnesota, and while the occasional opportunity to go bouldering pops up, it's not the same as when I previously lived out West.
Have you ever started to read a book, when out of nowhere your spouse asks you something, which indicates that multiple hours have passed?
The beauty of a truly great book is that you get lost in the story. It might be the pull of a character, the recollection of personal memories, or the way in which it's written. Great writers have the ability to pull you in, plant ideas in your mind, and make you feel something.
Hopefully you're here because you want to feel something. Our goal with today's article is to truly pull out stories that moved and changed us.
Ranking the Top 10 Sports Books Ever Written
There have been so many excellent sports books written over the years that simply picking ten was incredibly challenging. However, all of these stood out in some way, whether it was the story itself, a character that we just couldn't get enough of, or the incredible vulnerability that was shared in a book like Open.
John Willkom is the author of Amazon best-selling basketball books: Walk-On Warrior and No Fear In The Arena. John is an avid reader, sports fan, and father to two incredible little girls.
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