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Chris Whitaker (born 19 October 1974) is an Australian professional rugby union coach and former international player. As of 2018 he is head coach of the Sydney Rays in Australia's National Rugby Championship, and the interim head coach of Super Rugby side the New South Wales Waratahs,Whitaker began his professional playing career in 1997 as a scrum-half for the Waratahs, where he remained for ten seasons. He also played for the Wallabies, but his Test career there was constrained for many years by the incumbent scrum-half and Australian captain, George Gregan. As such, he got minimal international game time but was in the match-day squad for many a year. In 2006 Whitaker moved to Ireland where he played four seasons for Leinster before hanging up the boots and taking up coaching. Early life and career Whitaker was born in Sydney and started playing rugby at Sydney Boys High School, where he graduated in 1992. He played his club rugby at Randwick. Rugby career Whitaker joined Super Rugby side the NSW Waratahs in 1997, and gained his first Australian cap the next year. He played a total of 31 games for Australia and scored 10 points. Whitaker left the Waratahs in 2006, and joined Leinster Rugby in Ireland. He won the Celtic League in 2008 with Leinster before winning the Heineken Cup as vice-captain with the side in May, 2009. The final was, in fact, his last professional game before retirement. Coaching Whitaker began his coaching career as an assistant with Leinster before moving to France with his wife and three daughters in 2012 to become the defence coach under Michael Cheika for Stade Français, where he remained for two seasons.He joined Pro D2 club RC Narbonne as assistant coach under Justin Harrison in 2013. Whitaker was signed to coach Montauban in 2016. After a two-year stint there he left the co-head coach role at Montauban and returned to Australia.Whitaker took on the backs coaching role under Daryl Gibson at the Waratahs ahead of the 2019 Super Rugby season. He was also appointed head coach of the Sydney Rays for the 2018 NRC season.Whitaker was appointed as NSW Waratahs interim head coach alongside Jason Gilmore on 28 March 2021 after the sacking of head coach Rob Penney. References External links "NSW Rugby bio". Archived from the original on 30 December 2005. Retrieved 23 December 2005.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)"Leinster profile". Archived from the original on 27 September 2008. Retrieved 29 October 2008.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)Waratahs profile . Discover the Chris Whitaker popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Chris Whitaker books.

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Rescue of the Bounty book summary, reviews and downlod

Rescue of the Bounty

4.5/5$13.99

From the author of the Fall 2015 Disney movie The Finest Hours, the “thrilling and perfectly paced” (Booklist) story of the sinking and rescue of Bounty—the tal...

Good Night Coast Guard book summary, reviews and downlod

Good Night Coast Guard

0/5$3.99

Good Night Coast Guard explores different types of boats and rescue vehicles such as Coast Guard cutters, helicopters and hoist operators, C-130, Coast Guard tall ships, speedy lifeboats, bu...

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Attacked at Sea

0/5$10.99

A riveting WWII account of survival at sea—Book 4 in the middle grade True Rescue series from Michael J. Tougias, the author of the New York Times bestseller

The Finest Hours (Young Readers Edition) book summary, reviews and downlod

The Finest Hours (Young Readers Edition)

4/5$5.99

On the night of February 18, 1952, during one of the worst winter storms that New England has ever seen, two oil tankers just off the shore of Cape Cod were torn in half by the force of the ...

Overboard! book summary, reviews and downlod

Overboard!

4.5/5$12.99

From masterful storyteller Michael J. Tougias comes a new, heart-stopping true-life tale of maritime disaster, his most thrilling and amazing story yet. In May 2005, Tom T...

True Rescue: The Finest Hours book summary, reviews and downlod

True Rescue: The Finest Hours

0/5Pre-Order

Four young men in a tiny lifeboat brave a dreadful storm to save dozens of lives in this illustrated chapter book adaptation (for readers 6-9) of the New York Times bestseller T...

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Above and Beyond

4/5$4.99

From the authors of the bestselling The Finest Hours comes the riveting, deeply human story of President John F. Kennedy and two U-2 pilots, Rudy Anderson and Chuck Maultsby, who r...

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Fatal Forecast

4.5/5$12.99

A true story of catastrophe and survival at sea, Fatal Forecast is a spellbinding moment-by-moment account of seventy-two hours in the lives of eight young fishermen, some o...

A Storm Too Soon (Young Readers Edition) book summary, reviews and downlod

A Storm Too Soon (Young Readers Edition)

4.5/5$5.99

When a forty-seven-foot sailboat disappears in the Gulf Stream in the throes of a disastrous storm, it leaves behind three weary passengers struggling to stay alive. This middle-grade adapt...

Into the Blizzard book summary, reviews and downlod

Into the Blizzard

0/5$10.99

A riveting true account of a rescue at sea from Michael J. Tougias, the author of the New York Times bestseller The Finest Hours.In the midst of the Blizzard...

In Harm's Way (Young Readers Edition) book summary, reviews and downlod

In Harm's Way (Young Readers Edition)

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A young readers edition of Doug Stanton and Michael Tougias' New York Times bestseller In Harm’s Way—a riveting World War II account of the greatest maritime disaster in...

Ten Hours Until Dawn book summary, reviews and downlod

Ten Hours Until Dawn

4.5/5$12.99

In the midst of the Blizzard of 1978, the tanker Global Hope floundered on the shoals in Salem Sound off the Massachusetts coast. The Coast Guard heard the Mayday calls and immediatel...

So Close to Home book summary, reviews and downlod

So Close to Home

0/5$13.99

On May 19, 1942, a U-boat in the Gulf of Mexico stalked its prey fifty miles from New Orleans. Captained by twenty nine-year-old Iron Cross and King's Cross recipient Erich Wurdemann, the su...

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When Man is the Prey

4/5$11.99

Since we humans have evolved into the dominant species on this planet, we sometimes fail to recognize--and respect--the ever-present threat posed by the animals we love or fear, hunt or figh...

Arrachés à l'enfer book summary, reviews and downlod

Arrachés à l'enfer

0/5$11.99

Mai 2007, au large de la Virginie. Des vagues de trente mètres martèlent un radeau de sauvetage déchiré où se cramponnent trois hommes, un canadien, un britannique et le skipper frança...

True Rescue: A Storm Too Soon book summary, reviews and downlod

True Rescue: A Storm Too Soon

0/5Pre-Order

When a sailboat disappears in the Gulf Stream during a disastrous storm, three weary sailors struggle to survive aboard a life raft in violent waves 80-feet tall in this illustrated chapt...

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Derek's Gift

0/5$10.99

When high school senior Derek Sheckman was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, he began keeping a journal filled with insights. Bestselling author Michael J. Tougias and teacher Buck Harri...

The Finest Hours book summary, reviews and downlod

The Finest Hours

4.5/5$9.99

The story behind the major motion picture from Disney—starring Chris Pine, Eric Bana, and Casey Affleck—written by a recognized master of the genre—“a blockbuster account of trage...

L'ultima tempesta book summary, reviews and downlod

L'ultima tempesta

0/5$10.99

"Restando lì seduti ad ammirare le foto della CG36500 appese alle pareti ci si chiede: 'Ma come ha fatto questa barchetta a salvare tutte queste vite?'. La risposta va cercata non so...

A Storm Too Soon book summary, reviews and downlod

A Storm Too Soon

4.5/5$12.99

FROM MASTERFUL STORYTELLER MICHAEL J. TOUGIAS COMES A NEW, HEART-STOPPING TRUE-LIFE TALE OF MARITIME DISASTER, SURVIVAL, AND DARING RESCUE, HIS MOST THRILLING AND AMAZING STORY YET.

King Philip's War: The History and Legacy of America's Forgotten Conflict (Revised Edition) book summary, reviews and downlod

King Philip's War: The History and Legacy of America's Forgotten Conflict (Revised Edition)

0/5$9.99

The harrowing story of one of America's first and costliest wars—featuring a new foreword by bestselling author Nathaniel Philbrick At once an in-depth history of this pivotal war an...

Best Seller Chris Whitaker Audio Books of June 2021

Overboard!: A True Blue-water Odyssey of Disaster and Survival MP3 Audiobook

Overboard!: A True Blue-water Odyssey of Disaster and Survival

Nonfiction$12.99

In early May 2005, Captain Tom Tighe and first mate, Loch Reidy, of the sailboat Almeisan welcomed three new crew members, two men and a woman, for a five-day voyage from Connecticut to Berm...

So Close to Home: A True Story of an American Family's Fight for Survival During World War II MP3 Audiobook

So Close to Home: A True Story of an American Family's Fight for Survival During World War II

History$16.99

A true story of men and women pitted against the sea during World War II―and an unforgettable portrait of the determination of the human spirit. On May 19, 1942, a U-boat in th...

Ten Hours until Dawn: The True Story of Heroism and Tragedy aboard the Can Do MP3 Audiobook

Ten Hours until Dawn: The True Story of Heroism and Tragedy aboard the Can Do

Biographies & Memoirs$12.99

During the height of the blizzard of 1978, a tanker foundered on the shoals off the Massachusetts coast. The Coast Guard dispatched a patrol boat that was soon in trouble, too. A pilot-boat ...

Above and Beyond MP3 Audiobook

Above and Beyond

History$19.99

From the authors of the bestselling The Finest Hours comes the riveting, deeply human story of President John F. Kennedy and two U-2 pilots, Rudy Anderson and Chuck Maultsby, who r...

Attacked at Sea: A True World War II Story of a Family’s Fight for Survival (The True Rescue Series, Book 4) (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

Attacked at Sea: A True World War II Story of a Family’s Fight for Survival (The True Rescue Series, Book 4) (Unabridged)

Kids & Young Adults$9.99

Attacked at Sea is a riveting account of survival at sea, book four in the True Rescue series from Michael J. Tougias, the author of the best seller The Finest Ho...

Rescue of the Bounty: Disaster and Survival in Superstorm Sandy MP3 Audiobook

Rescue of the Bounty: Disaster and Survival in Superstorm Sandy

Nonfiction$16.99

Rescue of the Bounty is the harrowing story of the sinking and rescue of Bounty—the tall ship used in the classic 1962 film Mutiny on the Bounty—which was caught in ...

The Waters Between Us: A Boy, a Father, Outdoor Misadventures, and the Healing Power of Nature (Unabridged) MP3 Audiobook

The Waters Between Us: A Boy, a Father, Outdoor Misadventures, and the Healing Power of Nature (Unabridged)

Biographies & Memoirs$15.99

A charming and delightful reminiscence of growing up loving the woods, waters, fields, and fauna of Massachusetts by Michael Tougias, New York Times best-selling auth...

The Finest Hours: The True Story of the Us Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue MP3 Audiobook

The Finest Hours: The True Story of the Us Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue

History$12.99

In the winter of 1952, New England was battered by the most brutal nor’easter in years. As the weather wreaked havoc on land, the freezing Atlantic became a wind-whipped zone of peril, set...

A Storm Too Soon: A True Story of Disaster, Survival, and an Incredible Rescue MP3 Audiobook

A Storm Too Soon: A True Story of Disaster, Survival, and an Incredible Rescue

Nonfiction$16.99

A heart-stopping true-life tale of maritime disaster, survival, and daring rescue from a master storytellerSeventy-foot waves batter a torn life raft 250 miles out to sea in one ...

Into the Blizzard: Heroism at Sea During the Great Blizzard of 1978 MP3 Audiobook

Into the Blizzard: Heroism at Sea During the Great Blizzard of 1978

Kids & Young Adults$19.99

In the midst of the Blizzard of 1978, the tanker Global Hope floundered on the shoals in Salem Sound off the Massachusetts coast. When the Coast Guard heard the Mayday calls, they immediatel...

King Philip's War: The History and Legacy of America's Forgotten Conflict MP3 Audiobook

King Philip's War: The History and Legacy of America's Forgotten Conflict

History$19.99

The harrowing story of one of America's first and costliest wars—featuring a new foreword by bestselling author Nathaniel PhilbrickAt once an in-depth history of this pi...

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