Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Ride of My Life” as Want to Read:
The Ride of My Life
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Ride of My Life

4.15  ·  Rating Details ·  61 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
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
...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published September 16th 2003 by It Books (first published September 24th 2002)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Ride of My Life, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Ride of My Life

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Kathryn
Sep 07, 2013 Kathryn rated it really liked it
Shelves: kindle-ebooks
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!
Patrick
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...
Crystal
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.
Vezlandia Day
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.
Lindsay
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.
Kevin
Kevin rated it really liked it
Feb 14, 2015
Ryanmedlin
Ryanmedlin rated it it was amazing
Sep 27, 2012
David Sandry
David Sandry rated it liked it
Oct 20, 2012
Simon Mellor
Simon Mellor rated it liked it
Mar 24, 2016
Adam Torreano
Adam Torreano rated it really liked it
Nov 02, 2007
FFF
FFF rated it it was amazing
Mar 15, 2015
Daniel Čermák
Daniel Čermák rated it it was amazing
Nov 19, 2014
Mike Lowrey
Mike Lowrey rated it it was amazing
Jul 24, 2010
Mike
Mike rated it it was amazing
Sep 23, 2014
Josie Jo
Josie Jo rated it really liked it
Jan 05, 2016
Nik Delgado
Nik Delgado rated it it was amazing
Sep 11, 2013
Nick
Nick rated it really liked it
Jan 30, 2012
Fred Bradford
Fred Bradford rated it really liked it
Aug 27, 2015
Simona
Simona rated it really liked it
Feb 17, 2016
Posk
Posk rated it liked it
Jul 09, 2011
Jay Simmons
Jay Simmons rated it really liked it
Feb 21, 2014
Casey Bartlomiejus
Casey Bartlomiejus rated it liked it
Aug 26, 2016
Stephen Randall
Stephen Randall rated it really liked it
Aug 25, 2013
Ted Doyle
Ted Doyle rated it it was amazing
Oct 07, 2012
andi cooper
andi cooper rated it it was amazing
Nov 27, 2015
Steven
Steven rated it it was ok
Apr 10, 2012
Colin Welsh
Colin Welsh rated it really liked it
Jul 30, 2015
Josi
Josi rated it really liked it
Apr 21, 2016
Billy
Billy rated it liked it
Dec 31, 2014
Neal
Neal rated it it was amazing
Dec 12, 2014
« previous 1 3 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book