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In Pursuit of Glory

In Pursuit of Glory

Author: Bradley Wiggins
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Bradley Wiggins is a British sporting legend. Not only has he won seven World Track Championships and a record-equalling seven Olympic medals, including double-gold in Beijing in 2008 and gold in the time trial in London in 2012, he is the first Briton to have won cycling's ultimate prize, the Tour de France. He is an immensely talented and dedicated endurance athlete with a gritty, down-to-earth persona - cool, outspoken, respected, inspiring - and he has helped to bring track and road cycling to a new audience in the UK. With new material by Brendan Gallagher, co-author of the original edition, this is the story of a boy with bikes in his blood, of a son abandoned by his father and of the journey from council estate to the very pinnacle of the sport. IN PURSUIT OF GLORY is a compelling, no-holds-barred account of Wiggins' rise to global success and an extraordinary insight into the world of cycling.

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The autobiography of Bradley Wiggins, the first British rider to have won the Tour de France and a record-equalling seven-time Olympic medallist, updated in 2012 with new material by Brendan Gallagher, co-author of the original 2008 edition.

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Bradley Wiggins is the Olympic gold-medal winning cyclist who has achieved all there is to achieve in his sport. After his outspoken comments on drug taking in the Tour de France in 2007, he is now focusing on the Beijing Olympics in 2008.

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General Fields

  • : 9781409129134
  • : Orion Publishing Co
  • : Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • : September 2012
  • : 234mm X 153mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : November 2012
  • : books

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  • : 384
  • : Bradley Wiggins
  • : Paperback
  • : 213
  • : 796.6092