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    DescriptionIn 2007, Chrissie Wellington shocked the triathlon world by winning the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii. As a newcomer to the sport and a complete unknown to the press, Chrissie's win shook up the sport. A LIFE WITHOUT LIMITS is the story of her rise to the top, a journey that has taken her around the world, from a childhood in England, to the mountains of Nepal, to the oceans of New Zealand, and the trails of Argentina, and first across the finish line. Wellington's first-hand, inspiring story includes all the incredible challenges she has faced--from anorexia to near--drowning to training with a controversial coach. But to Wellington, the drama of the sports also presents an opportunity to use sports to improve people's lives. A LIFE WITHOUT LIMITS reveals the heart behind Wellington's success, along with the diet, training and motivational techniques that keep her going through one of the world's most grueling events.

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    A Life Without Limits
    A World Champion's Journey
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Chrissie Wellington, Foreword by Lance Armstrong
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 440 g
    ISBN 13: 9781455505579
    ISBN 10: 1455505579

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.4
    BIC subject category V2: BGS
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T General Subject: 170
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    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
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    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 14400
    BISAC V2.8: BIO016000
    B&T Approval Code: A09202000
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    DC21: 796.4257
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    Thema V1.0: DNBS, SHBM
    LC classification: GV697.W455 A3 2012B
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    Little, Brown & Company
    Imprint name
    Grand Central Publishing
    Publication date
    15 May 2012
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Chrissie Wellington is a quadruple World Ironman Champion (2007, 2008, 2009, and 2011). Prior to her athletic career, she worked for the UK Government (the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs - Defra) as an advisor on international development policy.
    Review quote
    "Empowering and suitably commemorative." ---Kirkus Reviews