Lance: The Making of the World's Greatest Champion

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Da Capo Press, Jun 29, 2009 - Cancer - 414 pages
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No champion has astonished the world quite like Lance Armstrong. A cancer survivor who went on to win the Tour de France an unprecedented seven times, he is an inspiration to millions. Yet few know the complete story of this brash, smart, and fiercely competitive Texan who battled to the top of his sport, overcame the most rampant case of testicular cancer doctors had seen, and then conquered cycling's Holy Grail time after time. In Lance: The Making of the World's Greatest Champion, John Wilcockson draws on dozens of interviews with those who know him best to trace Armstrong's remarkable, yet.

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What a book. Amazing story.

User Review  - derb - Borders

Let me start off by saying that I'm not much of a reader. It's not that I can't read, I just generally would rather not. This book, on the other hand, is one I literally could not put down. For the ... Read full review

An Inspirational Portrait of a True Champion

User Review  - Paul V - Borders

This is an outstanding book! Author John Wilcockson has written an absolutely fascinating, wonderfully informative, and totally engaging biography of one of the premier sports figures of our (or any ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

Wilcockson has been writing about cycling for 30 years

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