In Pursuit of Glory
By (author) Bradley Wiggins
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In Pursuit of Glory by Bradley Wiggins
Book DescriptionBradley Wiggins is the son of a professional cyclist and he first competed at twelve, and immediately knew that this was what he wanted to do for his career. By the age of twenty, he won his first Olympic medal, in Sydney, before turning to professional road cycling in 2001. Since then he has developed into one of the UK's most successful cyclists of all time, winning a double gold in Bejing. However, it was when his team Cofidis was suspended from the 2007 Tour de France that he made his most outspoken comments yet on the issue of doping in cycling, and earned the respect of all followers of sport for his stand. Wiggins is an inspirational figure to many: immensely talented, dedicated and cool, he has brought his sport to a whole new audience and was awarded the OBE in 2004 for his efforts. This fascinating and revealing account of his life and career will come out soon after. In it, he will not only reveal the sheer hard work required to get to the very top, but also provide a fascinating and controversial insight into the sometimes murky world of cycling.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780752898636
(242mm x 161mm x 27mm)
Imprint: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Publish Date: 2-Oct-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Bradley Wiggins
Bradley Wiggins: My Hour, Hardback (November 2015)
From planning to preparation, to training to execution, the author shares his thoughts on his sacrifices, his heroes, and the people who have supported him along the way as well as what's to come as he heads towards the twilight of his stellar career.
Pain-Free Cyclist, Paperback (June 2015)
"Prevention, Treatment, Rehab."--Front cover.
Bradley Wiggins: My Time, Paperback (May 2014)
On 22 July 2012 the author made history as the first British cyclist to win the Tour de France. Ten days later at the London Olympic Games he won the time trial to become his country's most decorated Olympian. In this book, he tells the story of the journey that led him from his lowest ebb to win the world's toughest race.
In Pursuit of Glory, Paperback (June 2013)» View all books by Bradley Wiggins
The original autobiography of Bradley Wiggins, the first British rider to have won the Tour de France and a record-equalling seven-time Olympic medallist.
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Author Biography - Bradley Wiggins
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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