Bradley Wiggins: My Story

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Random House, Mar 28, 2013 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 288 pages
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We’re getting into those last kilometres and I’m thinking of my childhood, when I started dreaming about the Tour, how I started cycling when I was twelve. I’m about to win the Tour de France, and I’m thinking of everything I’ve gone through to be at this point now . . .

In 2012, Bradley Wiggins became the first ever British cyclist to win the Tour de France. Ten days later he became Britain’s most decorated Olympian.

Follow ‘Wiggo’ on his remarkable journey from childhood to cycling champion, national hero and knighthood.

Contains useful facts, maps, diagrams and full-colour photographs

 

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Contents

Open Road
187
London Calling
211
What Next?
230
APPENDIX 1 The Golden Year
247
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About the author (2013)

Sir Bradley Wiggins grew up in Kilburn in London. He won the World Junior Pursuit title before going on to win seven Olympic medals including four golds spanning four games, and seven World Track Championship titles. In 2012 he became the first Briton to win the Tour de France. He was awarded the OBE in the 2005 New Year’s honours list and the CBE in 2009, before being knighted in 2012. He currently lives in the north-west of England with his wife, Cath and their two children Ben and Isabella.

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