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Read online Una dura carrera: Por los entresijos del ciclismo, a rueda de un ciclista profesional.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Una dura carrera: Por los entresijos del ciclismo, a rueda de un ciclista profesional UNA DURA CARRERA es uno de los mejores libros nunca escritos sobre la vida de un ciclista profesional Un cl sico de nunca traducido al castellano hasta ahora que viene con un nuevo pr logo as como con cap tulos adicionales escritos en y en los que el autor reflexiona sobre su vida dentro y fuera del deporte .

Paul Kimmage so aba en su infancia con alcanzar la gloria en el ciclismo vestir el maillot amarillo en el Tour de Francia y convertirse en un h roe nacional Sab a que era un camino dif cil pero estaba dispuesto a pelear y entrenaba duro para ello .

Su dedicaci n comenz a dar frutos Represent a su pa s Irlanda en los Campeonatos del Mundo alcanzando un magn fico sexto puesto en aficionados y lleg al profesionalismo en Fue entonces cuando se top con la realidad Pronto descubri que no todo era gloria y coraje y que no era tanto cu nto te entrenabas o qu motivaci n ten as Era un mundo de duras derrotas esfuerzos extenuantes y dopaje No era el dopaje lo que te aseguraba una victoria pero s te permit a terminar las etapas y sobrevivir un d a m s en las carreras .

Paul Kimmage dej el ciclismo para escribir este libro Es un testimonio honesto y poderoso que rompi la ley del silencio que imperaba en el ciclismo sobre el tema del dopaje Un esclarecedor relato y un desgarrador lamento que cualquier persona interesada en el deporte debiera leer .

Ganador del William Hill Sports Book of the Year en mejor libro deportivo del a o en Gran Breta a .

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David Walsh El mejor libro de ciclismo nunca escrito .

Ellis Bacon Cycling Weekly Fue siempre un gran libro de obligada lectura para todo amante del ciclismo profesional que tras el caso Festina en se convirti en un libro absolutamente imprescindible .

Rob Penn The Guardian El visceral trabajo de Kimmage fue el primero en revelar que el doping se encontraba m s expandido de lo que se dec a Lo le at nito by Paul Kimmage, Eneko Garate Iturralde, David Batres Márquez

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Una dura carrera: Por los entresijos del ciclismo, a rueda de un ciclista profesional
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Category:Cycling, Non fiction, Sports, Biography, Autobiography, Irish literature
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Excerpts from three cycling books about Le Tour, No description available, b The shocking controversial and moving story of Matt Hampson the rugby player who dislocated his neck and was paralyzed in an England training session b br br br br Engage was the last word Matt Hampson heard before dislocating his neck while in rugby training with other young England hopefuls On a cold gray day in the cream of the young English rugby crop gathered at a Northampton training ground Matt Hampson Hambo to his mates was one of them His skill conviction and dedication had brought him to the cusp of realizing his dream of playing professionally in an England U team that included Olly Morgan Toby Flood Ben Foden and James Haskell But as the two sets of forwards engaged for a scrum on the training field the scrum collapsed and Matt who played tight head prop took the full force of two opposing sides In that moment his life changed forever Paul Kimmage went to visit Matt as he recuperated and wrote an award winning piece on him for the i Sunday Times i They struck up a friendship which led to this spectacular book where Paul tells Matt s whole story in all its intimate detail From the build up to the dreadful day to Matt s recuperation to his struggle to adjust back to normal life this is a story of terrible sadness yet unadorned triumph and joy of anger yet of reconciliation and peace and of a boy who became a man, No description available