The Way of the Fight

The Way of the Fight

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The reigning welterweight champion and the world's most popular UFC fighter, Georges Rush St. Pierre seemed untouchable, until injury derailed him and jeopardized his title and his career. Determined to make his comeback, he embarked on a careful regimen of physical therapy. He also used this healing period to assess his life, where he's been, what he's achieved, where he wants to go, and lessons that helped shape who he is. In GSP, the championship fighter invites fans into the circle of his life, sharing his most closely guarded memories. He talks about his childhood and the torture he endured at the hands of older schoolmates, abuse that led him to martial arts and a black belt at age 12. He introduces us to a young GSP hauling garbage as he trained to become a fighter, doggedly suffering through loss until he tasted victory. St. Pierre reflects success, how he stays grounded and composed, and on failure, how he learned humility and ltenacity. He shares his thirst for knowledge and teaching others, and speaks out passionately for bullied youths. Throughout, he makes clear the one simple truth has always guided him: never stop reaching for your goals. An intimate, gritty look at a fighter's journey, told through inspiring biographical vignettes, GSP is a moving account of commitment and power, achievement and pain, dedication and conviction fomr one of the world's greatest more

Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 158 x 236 x 22mm | 419.99g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0062195638
  • 9780062195630
  • 82,960

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GSP the warrior reveals himself. The Way of the Fight is the way of his life. It s about the process of Georges St-Pierre, who came from nowhere to become an international icon. --Diane Sauv?, Radio-Canada"show more

About Georges St-Pierre

Georges St. Pierre is a Canadian-born fighter from Montreal, Quebec, and is the current reigning welterweight champion of the UFC. He practices various fighting disciplines, including boxing, wrestling, and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in addition to karate. He hasn't lost a single title defense since 2008. Recognized as one of the planet's best pound-for-pound MMA fighters and all-around athlete, as well as a three-time Canadian Athlete of the Year, GSP lives in Montreal but travels around the world to train with the best coaches and training partners in all more

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4 37% (317)
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