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You are an ironman : how six weekend warriors chased their dream of finishing the world's toughest triathlon

Author: Jacques Steinberg
Publisher: New York : Penguin, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces the experiences of six amateur athletes whose participation in the Ford Ironman Arizona 2009 triathlon was marked by the competition's physical and psychological challenges as well as the personal drive of each participant.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques Steinberg
ISBN: 9780143122074 014312207X
OCLC Number: 760974159
Description: 290 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Left, right, repeat --
Lance Armstrong's not my hero anymore, you are --
Courageous warrior of love --
Kids, don't try this at home --
Walking on air with my chest puffed up --
A bright pink mohawk and a skirt --
Mommy's recess time --
A saw blade, hammer, and chisel --
The incline --
This is going to hurt --
His time to fight had ended --
Rumors of my demise may have been greatly exaggerated --
The Yorkie and the sugar cookie --
Half of my peers are dead, half of the others are in assisted living, and look what fun I have --
My kayak angel --
Talking to God --
You are an Ironman.
Responsibility: Jacques Steinberg.

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Traces the experiences of six amateur athletes whose participation in the Ford Ironman Arizona 2009 triathlon was marked by the competition's physical and psychological challenges as well as the personal drive of each participant.

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