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Indurain. Relentless|Alasdair Fotheringham|Inglés|9781785032059|Libros de Ruta

Indurain. Relentless

In Indurain, Alasdair Fotheringham gets to the heart of this enigmatic character, reliving his historic accomplishments in vibrant colour, and exploring how this shaped the direction taken by generations of Spanish racers - raising Spanish sport to a whole new level.

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Miguel Indurain is Spain’s greatest cyclist of all time and one of the best Tour racers in history. He is the only bike rider to have won five successive Tours de France, as well as holding the title for the youngest ever race leader in the Tour of Spain. This is his story.

As the all-conquering hero of the 90s, Indurain steadfastly refused to be overwhelmed by fame; remaining humble, shy and true to his country roots. Along with his inhuman calmness, iron will-power and superb bike handling skills, he was often described as a machine. Yet 1996 saw Indurain, the Tour’s greatest ever champion, spectacularly plummet, bringing his career and supremacy to an abrupt end.

Autor/a
Alasdair Fotheringham
Editorial
Ebury Press
ISBN
978-1785032059
Páginas
320
Formato
Rústica
Fecha publicación
May 2017
Lengua
Inglés

Alasdair Fotheringham es un periodista freelance británico radicado en España. Ha cubierto diecisiete Tours de Francia y quince Vueltas a España, así como muchas otras carreras importantes. Entrevistó a Bahamontes por primera vez en 1993. Actualmente es corresponsal de ciclismo del Independent y también ha escrito para las principales publicaciones ciclistas británicas Cycling Weekly y Cycle Sport. Suyos son otros libros como Indurain: La historia definitiva del mejor corredor del Tour de Francia, Reckless. The life and times of Luis Ocaña o The End of the Road.