Close to Flying


With sales of over 40,000 copies for the hardback, Close to Flying was one of Christmas 2009's bestselling books. Cadel Evans appeared at sold-out events across Australia and thrilled fans with his 2009 Cycling world Championship win. With his recent success at the Giro d'Italia, Cadel is again poised to be amongst the leaders in the coveted Tour de France in 2010. 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 super stars in international sport. He was considered to be potentially one of the world's best; and that's exactly what Cadel has become. Few read more

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ISBN:

9781740668910

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

304

Dimensions:

23cm x 15cm

Weight:

490g

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

Biography and Memoir , Sport

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 November 2010

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