Synopses & Reviews
The #1 New York Times bestseller from the cancer survivor who became a four-time Tour de France champ. In 1996, young cycling phenom Armstrong discovered he had testicular cancer. In 1999, he won the Tour de France. Now he's a new father and a memoirist: with pluck, humility and verve, this volume covers his early life, his rise through the endurance sport world and his medical difficulties. The book features a disarming and spotless prose style, one far above par for sports memoirs. - Publishers Weekly
Lance Armstrong won the 1999 Tour de France in spectacular style, taking four stages and both a mountain and a time trial. His story is even more remarkable because he was diagnosed with stage 4 testicular cancer in October 1996.
The remarkable true story of how Lance Armstrong came back from a fight against cancer to win the sporting world's most physically and mentally demanding event - the Tour de France. Having won the William Hill Sports Book of the Year in hardback, this title should do well in this B format edition. Illus.