The amazing life story of Britain's world conquering triathlete, Chrissie Wellington.
Chrissie Wellington is the world-record holder for ironman-distance triathlon. She is a four-time Ironman Triathlon World Champion, having won the World Championship consecutively in 2007, 2008 and 2009 and regaining it in 2011. She is undefeated over the Ironman distance. See more on her website: www.chrissiewellington.org
What amazes me about Chrissie Wellington is not that she wins, but by how much [...] Like Usain Bolt, Wellington has burst on to the scene and destroyed the opposition. Those within athletics said that Bolt was coming but Wellington came from nowhere and wins by a relatively greater margin. What emerges from this book is the portrait of a thoroughly nice woman. Her exceptional qualities have led her to achievements that her readers can scarcely imagine. But she still remains touchingly connected to that 'ordinary girl from Norfolk'. It's a winning combination. - Daily Mail...full of revelations, pages upon pages of inspiration and plenty of laughs. Wellington's frankness about her life and indelicacy about every aspect of the sport creates a compelling tome that no Chrissie fan or aspiring triathlete should be without. - Triathlon Plus