Cadel Evans: Close to Flying


This is the personal story of a champion in the making. Physiologically CadelEvans has the best numbers of any cyclist tested at the Australian Institute ofSport, the organisation that is behind Australia's super stars in international sport. He was considered to be potentially one of the world's best; and that's exactlywhat Cadel has become. Few noticed him in his first Tour de France when inthe last week he was photographed on the final climb of the stage alongside theleaders Lance Armstrong and Ivan Basso. But he was determined to succeed, andthat year he finished eighth. By 2006 he was fifth overall and in 2007 he lost toAlberto Contador by a mere 23 seconds. But who is this dedicated sportsman? And what read more

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ISBN:

9781740666671

Format:

Hardback

Dimensions:

23cm x 16cm

Weight:

590g

RRP:

$45.00

Category:

Biography and Memoir , Art and Photography

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 November 2009

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Cadel Evans

Winner of the 2011 Tour de France, Cadel Evans is arguably Australia’s greatest cyclist but he is no typical sporting hero. A master of one of the most solitary sports, Evans has contested the most sophisticated cycling team sport in the world. Uncomfortable with media attention throughout his extraordinary career, Evans nevertheless became an ambassador for his sport and helped inspire the new popularity of cycling. Evans was born with an

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Robert Arnold