"A story of competition and commitment that will raise readers' heart rates as it brings the antagonistic world of velodrome racing to life."—Shelf Awareness
Ian Dille is a freelance journalist and contributing writer for Bicycling magazine. He lives in Austin, TX.
Great book, I now appreciate the efforts of this successful man, and use it as an inspiration in my endeavors as a 70+ Masters Competitor at the velodrome.Published 3 months ago by © 2007 SGD
Great insight into the painful choices an Olympic hopeful has to make to reach the top of the podium.Published 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
Athletes are profoundly inept at explaining to those of us who will never reach high athletic status what training at an elite level feels like-the pain, the fatigue, the boredom,... Read morePublished on December 20, 2012 by Amazon Customer
A fantastic book to read. Exciting and insightful into the world of track racing and what is required to win an Olympic medal.
Very well done!!!!
I enjoyed this story. It really lays out how hard it is to compete for an Olympic medal. The author's personality is intense. Read morePublished on November 23, 2012 by Joel Melnick
Marty Nothstein's quest for olympic gold is pure determination and guts. Just his epic weight workouts are enough for any mortal athlete (lifting 50,000 pounds in a workout). Read morePublished on October 23, 2012 by jack goldman
Disclaimer: I am not a writer or someone that frequently writes reviews so this won't read as fluidly or poetically as some other reviewers are cabable of. Read morePublished on September 6, 2012 by Ryan Close