Marvelous recollections of a big part of my life - very thorough research combined with an easy writing style.
The book delves into the roots/family influences of the two very talented middle distance runners including Ovett's very influential mother and Coe's father and coach.
I wish there was a more detail on the races in Moscow particularly the 1500 as Coe steals one from Ovett to avenge his 800 upset.
Marvelous recollections of a big part of my life - very thorough research combined with an easy writing style. Thank you!Published 10 months ago by Malcolm Coomber
Great book which provides insight into the men behind the story. Both Ovett and Coe were very interesting and intriguing personalities and I learned a lot about what drove them and... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Tomumass
I’m sad, I’m a tragic for anything running related of this era. These guys were my heroes growing up and I devoured anything associated with them. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Chris Sutton
I have to disagree with the glowing reviews of most other reviewers. As a former competitive runner (quite modestly successful over 40+ years), I was disappointed by the lack of... Read morePublished 22 months ago by John Karon
Great condition, the three runners ovett coe and cram have always been an inspiration, glad to get a hold of it.Published on July 17, 2010 by Sam Watson
I was a high school runner when Coe and Ovett burst upon the world Track and Field scene. I was awed by their performances and read everything I could about them, which wasn't much... Read morePublished on September 13, 2009 by D. Antokal
Intersting history of athletics careers of Coe and Ovett. Life is tough even for championsPublished on May 21, 2009 by Plodder