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Riis : stages of light and dark

Author: Bjarne Riis
Publisher: London : VSP, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1996 Danish cycling legend Bjarne Riis won the Tour de France. Eleven years later he called a press conference and confessed to taking performance-enhancing drugs in order to achieve the ultimate cycling triumph. In Riis, his sensational autobiography, the notoriously private Dane bares his soul. From the shy, young daydreamer who fell in love with cycling as an eight-year-old, to the hardened, regular user of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Bjarne Riis
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bjarne Riis
ISBN: 9781907637513 1907637516
OCLC Number: 775030500
Description: 1 volume : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: by Bjarne Riis.

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The sensational autobiography of the controversial Tour de France winner and Team Saxobank owner/manager, Bjarne Riis  Read more...

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It is very rare to find such a well told and honest biography as this one, where the main character fearlessly sacrifices himself. Politiken, January 2012 "A very exciting and captivating read." B.T. Read more...

 
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