In Pursuit of Glory

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Orion Publishing Group, Limited, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 373 pages
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Bradley Wiggins is a British sporting legend. 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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User Review  - Graham Tapper - Goodreads

This is actually the first half of Wiggins' biography and covers his life up to the 2009 Tour de France, which is actually included as a postscript to the paperback version so presumably didn't appear ... Read full review

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User Review  - Martin Amy - Goodreads

not sure that this book does much for Bradley Wiggins the person, but a good account of Olympics and Tours Read full review

About the author (2012)

Bradley Wiggins is one of Britain's most-successful sportsmen. He has won a record-equalling seven Olympic medals, including double gold in Beijing in 2008 and gold in the time trial in London in 2012, only a matter of weeks after becoming the first Briton to have won cycling's most prestigious race, the Tour de France.

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