Shut up, legs!: my wild ride on and off the bike / Jens Voigt with James Startt.
- ISBN: 9781515990581 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- ISBN: 1515990583 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (6hr., 58 min.)) : digital
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Audio : 2016.
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|Participant or Performer Note:|| Read by Shaun Grindell.
|Summary, etc.:|| Beloved German cyclist Jens Voigt isn't a superstar in the traditional sense of the word. Although he won three stages of the Tour De France-and wore the yellow jersey twice-Voigt never claimed an overall victory. He became a star because he embodies qualities that go beyond winning and losing: sacrifice, selflessness, reliability, and devotion. European and American crowds were drawn to his aggressive riding style, outgoing nature, and refreshing realness. Voigt adopted a tireless work ethic that he carried throughout his career. In Shut Up, Legs! (a legendary Jensism), Voigt reflects upon his childhood in East Germany, juggling life as a professional cyclist and a father of six, and how he remained competitive without doping. Shut Up, Legs! offers a rare glimpse inside his heart and mind.
|System Details Note:|| Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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|Subject:||Voigt, Jens, 1971-
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