Sky’s the Limit: Wiggins and Cavendish: The Quest to Conquer the Tour de France (Google eBook)

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HarperCollins UK, Jun 9, 2011 - Sports & Recreation - 352 pages
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On Sunday 22 July, Bradley Wiggins became the first British rider ever to win the Tour de France. It was the culmination of years of hard work and dedication and a vision begun with the creation of Team Sky. This is the inside story of that journey to greatness.

On Sunday 22 July, Bradley Wiggins became the first British rider ever to win the Tour de France. It was the culmination of years of hard work and dedication and a vision begun with the creation of Team Sky. This is the inside story of that journey to greatness.

Sky’s the Limit follows the gestation and birth of a brand new road racing team, which is the first British team to compete in the Tour de France since 1987. Team Sky, as it is known, since it is to be backed by the satellite broadcaster Sky, set out on the road to Tour de France glory in January 2010.

With exclusive behind-the-scenes access and interviews, Sky’s the Limit follows the management and riders as they embark on their journey - from their first training camp and team presentation in December 2009, all the way to the moment that Bradley Wiggins achieved what many had long thought impossible: a British rider from a British team winning the Tour de France.

  

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Contents

Critical Mass
The Academy
Goodbye Cav Hello Wiggo?
The Best Sports Team in the World
Unveiling the
A Tsunami of Excitement
Taking on the Masters
Pissgate
Its All About the Brad
Its Not About the
So Far from the
Take
Gerbils on a Treadmill
La Promenade des Anglais
Acknowledgements
Index

The Classics
The Recce
Picture Section Copyright About the Publisher
Copyright

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About the author (2011)

Richard Moore is a freelance journalist who has written on sport, art and literature, contributing to the Scotsman, Scotland on Sunday, Herald, Guardian and Sunday Times. He was a member of the Scotland team in the Prutour, the nine-day cycling tour of Britain, and represented Scotland in the 1998 Commonwealth Games. His first book for HarperSport, In Search of Robert Millar, won Best Biography at the 2007 British Sports Book Awards. His Heroes, Villains and Velodromes was a bestseller for HarperSport in 2008, and in 2009 he ghosted Chris Hoy's autobiography.

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