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Close to Flying

by Evans, Cadel; Arnold, Rob

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Hardie Grant Books, Melbourne, 2010. 1st Edition. Soft cover. Fine Condition. 1st Printing. Size: 8vo Octavo (standard book size). 336 pages. Text body is clean, and free from previous owner annotation, underlining and highlighting. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. No foxing in this copy. All edges clean, neat and free of foxing. This book is available and will be shipped within two business days. All items are tracked and details are available on request. . This is the personal story of a champion in the making. Physiologically Cadel Evans has the best numbers of any cyclist tested at the Australian Institute of Sport, the organisation that is behind Australia's superstars in international sport. He was considered to be potentially one of the world's best; and that's exactly what Cadel has become. Few noticed him in his first Tour de France when in the last week he was photographed on the final climb of the stage alongside the leaders Lance Armstrong and Ivan Basso. But he was determined to succeed, and that year he finished eighth. By 2006 he was fifth overall and in 2007 he lost to Alberto Contador by a mere 23 seconds. But who is this dedicated sportsman? And what has been his formula for success? Cadel Evans: Close to flying is the behind-the-scenes story of the extraordinary dedication and hard work it takes to reach the highest level of elite sport. Cadel gives us a glimpse of the physical and psychological tests that are required to be the best, whilst providing an illuminating and fascinating look at the Tour de France - the teams; the climbs; the politics and the opponents. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Sports & Pastimes; Cycling; Australia; Biography & Autobiography. ISBN: . ISBN/EAN: 9781740668910. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 5810. . 9781740668910

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Bookseller’s Inventory #
5810
Title
Close to Flying
Author
Evans, Cadel; Arnold, Rob
Format/binding
Soft cover
Book condition
Used - Fine Condition
Quantity available
1
Edition
1st Edition
Binding
Paperback
ISBN 10
174066891X
ISBN 13
9781740668910
Publisher
Hardie Grant Books
Place of Publication
Melbourne
Date Published
2010
Keywords
BZDB137 NOISBN autobiography, memoir, cadel evans, cycling, mountain biking, road cycling, racing, tour de france, champion, australian, Sports & Pastimes; Cycling; Australia; Biography & Autobiography. Close to Flying Evans Cadel Arnold Rob

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