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Draft animals : living the pro cycling dream (once in a while) / Phil Gaimon.

Gaimon, Phil, (author.). Gaimon, Phil. (Added Author). Read by Phil Gaimon. (Cast).
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  • ISBN: 9781541493865 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 1541493869 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (7hr., 57 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Tantor Audio, 2017.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

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Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Participant or Performer Note:
Read by Phil Gaimon.
Summary, etc.:
Like countless other kids, Phil Gaimon grew up dreaming of being a professional athlete. But unlike countless other kids, he actually pulled it off. After years of amateur races, hard training, living out of a suitcase, and never taking "no" for an answer, he finally achieved his goal and signed a contract to race professionally on one of the best teams in the world. Now, Gaimon pulls back the curtain on the WorldTour, cycling's highest level. He takes listeners along for his seasons in Europe, covering everything from rabid, water-bottle-stealing Belgian fans, to contract renewals, to riding in poisonous smog, to making friends in a sport plagued by doping. Draft Animals reveals a story as much about bike racing as it is about the never-ending ladder of achieving goals, failure, and finding happiness if you land somewhere in-between.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Gaimon, Phil.
Cyclists > United States > Biography.
Bicycle racing > Europe.

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