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    DescriptionSwim, Bike, Run is the ultimate triathlon book, from Olympic heroes the Brownlee brothers The Olympic Triathlon, Hyde Park, London August 7th 2012. 'We jogged to our positions on the pontoon: two brothers, side by side, the world and everyone we ever cared about looking on. Eighteen years of training, culminating in this single race. Noise from the crowd impossible to imagine. Hearts thumping. Swim-hats pulled tight, goggles lowered. Into a crouch, poised for the hooter. Three. Two. One...' This is the story of how two skinny lads from west Yorkshire became the best triathletes in the world. Meet the Brownlees: Olympic Champion Alistair, World Champion Jonny. Brothers, training partners, rivals. They have obliterated the competition and set new standards for swimming, biking and running. But the Brownlee brothers have never forgotten their roots. They still do their schoolboy hill runs and Dales rides; still train harder and longer than anyone; still push each other to new heights. In this revealing, often very funny book they take us inside their world and inside their races. It's both a riveting story of brotherly rivalry and a rare insight into what it takes to be the best. Swim, Bike, Run is also packed with training secrets. Whether you are thinking about your first triathlon or are a seasoned competitor, here are unique sections on how to swim, bike and run, and advice on nutrition, injury, and mental approach. With the Brownlees in your corner, you will do more than you ever thought possible. This book is essential reading for anyone interested in swimming, cycling and running and will be loved by readers of Mark Cavendish's Boy Racer and Running with the Kenyans. Alistair Brownlee, 24, is a British triathlete from Yorkshire. He is the reigning Olympic champion, a back-to-back European champion and a two-time World champion. Jonathan Brownlee, 22, is also a British triathlete from Yorkshire. He is the reigning World Champion, a two-time World Sprint champion and an Olympic bronze medalist. "Sport has two new heroes: a couple of nice lads from Yorkshire". (The Times).


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    Title
    Swim, Bike, Run
    Subtitle
    Our Triathlon Story
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alistair Brownlee, By (author) Jonathan Brownlee
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 162 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 27 mm
    Weight: 512 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780670923120
    ISBN 10: 0670923125
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SPO
    BIC subject category V2: BM
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T15.6
    BISAC V2.8: SPO046000, BIO026000
    BIC subject category V2: WSKQ
    DC23: 796.42570922
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    VIKING
    Publication date
    06 June 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    In one of the most dramatic episodes of the Olympics, Alistair and Jonny Brownlee secured a place in British sporting history - and legend status in their native Yorkshire. The producers of 'Chariots of Fire' have their 21st Century sequel on a plate Daily Mail There is a golden rule in triathlon: when a Brownlee races, they win. They are incredibly close, do most things together, train as a team, and yet come the big race they are deadly rivals The Guardian Under the pressure of the biggest race of their lives, they delivered in unforgettable style The Telegraph Sport has two new heroes: a couple of nice lads from Yorkshire The Times