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The Ride of My Life

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Childhood for Mat Hoffman was a high-flying, hazardous, nonstop search for the next big rush. At age eleven he experimented with his bike on a plywood ramp and discovered his true calling -- BMX freestyle.

By age fourteen, he had earned national notoriety for his skill, passion, and daring on a bike. In the two decades since, his ingenuity and talent have taken him around t
Paperback, 320 pages
Published September 16th 2003 by It Books (first published September 24th 2002)
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Sep 07, 2013 Kathryn rated it really liked it
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Wasn't too sure what to expect from this book, but I've finished it with a respect for Hoffman and his contemporaries almost equal to my sense of increduality over how small the sense of self preservation must be to do these things!
Aug 08, 2008 Patrick rated it it was amazing
Mat Hoffman, The Condor. This autobiography is a true inspiration. Mat Moffman tests the limits of what is and what is not possible on a bicycle. Cliff jumping on a bicycle and massive twenty foot ramps...
Feb 08, 2011 Lindsay rated it liked it
Wow, Mat Hoffman has put his body, and himself through a lot! His determination and resilience was astounding. However, I'm still not sure exactly what most of the tricks entail.
Jun 03, 2009 Crystal rated it liked it
A bit long, but it was really cool getting to read about Mat Hoffman's life as a kid, and all the experiences that shaped him into the man he is today.
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Jan 04, 2010 Vezlandia Day rated it it was amazing
I've had it for a while, but haven't sat down to finish reading it. I don't know why. I find Mat Hofman a fascinating and talented rider and businessman.
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