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Wilcockson, John - Lance Armstrong: The World s Greatest Champion - 9781848544697 - KLJ0006496
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Lance Armstrong: The World s Greatest Champion

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Description for Lance Armstrong: The World s Greatest Champion Paperback. 'From cancer to cycling superman: is this the greatest story in modern sport?' Guardian Num Pages: 432 pages, ports. (chiefly col.). BIC Classification: BGS; WSQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128 x 28. Weight in Grams: 288. Clean copy.
Few champions have astonished the world as much as Lance Armstrong. A cancer survivor who went on to win the Tour de France an unprecedented seven times, he is an inspiration to millions. Now the full story can be told. With complete access to Armstrong, and to his inner circle, and drawing on interviews with family members and training partners, coaches and celebrities, team-mates and rivals, friends and foes, sportswriter John Wilcockson tells of those who helped Armstrong along the way - including his mother Linda, his ex-wife Kristin and one-time fiancee Sheryl Crow - and explores the traits of ... Read more

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John Murray
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About Wilcockson, John
John Wilcockson has been writing about cycling for four decades. He has been the editor of five cycling magazines, was the first cycling correspondent for The Times and has won awards for his journalistic services. He has written more than a dozen books. A graduate of the University of London, Wilcockson now lives in Bolder Colorado.

Reviews for Lance Armstrong: The World s Greatest Champion
Fascinating ... Wilcockson manages to penetrate the psychological depths of the race's stars.
British Cycling
Captures the thrill of a race persistently immersed in controversy and rumour.
Irish Times
Sport is about the assertion of the will and that makes Armstrong the greatest athlete practising his trade
The Times
A must-read for all cycling ... Read more

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