Chris Hoy: The Autobiography
The first Briton to win three Olympic golds at the same Games, Scotland’s Chris Hoy is a genuine sports superhero. His autobiography charts the life of a seven-year-old BMX fanatic, supported by a devoted dad and his local cycling club, through paralyzing self-doubt and a major career overhaul, to the sport’s Holy Grail. This 32-year-old cycling fanatic from Musselburgh in...more
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Right from the start I loved this book. I'm not sure how much help Chris had in writing it but from cover to cover it felt like it was just him speaking. At all times it came across as honest and true. I enjoyed how he described his early upbringing in Edinburgh and time and again he points out not how special he was/is but how he was just an ordinary guy.
His rowing experiences and his way of describing how he used that to move out of his comfort zone is well e ...more