Overview:The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling's Golden Generation - Nominated for the BGE Irish Sports Books of the Year and the Eir Sports Book of the Year For most of the 20th century, professional cycling was dominated by riders from the continental strongholds of France, Italy, Belgium and Spain, but in the 1980s, two young men from Ireland rose from obscure beginnings to arrive at the very top of the sport: Sean Kelly and Stephen Roche Today, they remain indelibly inscribed in the annals of cycling with legacies that include victories at the Giro d'Italia, Tour de France and World Championships. But beyond the bike lies an untold story of adjusting to the mores of the professional peloton, of influences shared and of friendships made and broken Based on new and exclusive interviews with Kelly, Roche and other key players from the time, including their teammates, rivals and confidants, The Ascent is the dramatic story of how a generation of Irish riders scaled heights never reached before or since.'A tour de force.' The Irish Times 'Intelligent and incisive ... a compellingly sharp read.' Jeremy Whittle, Author of Ventoux 'A brilliant book.' Today With Sean O'Rourke, RTE

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725641-9780717181537. It was written by the following authors: Barry Ryan. Book The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling's Golden Generation, which can be read online, published by the company: Gill. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Biography, True Stories, Sports Books. The book was published on 2018-04-20 00:00:00. It has 336 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 564 g. File for download The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling's Golden Generation has PDF format and is called the-ascent-sean-kelly-stephen-roche-and-the-rise-of-irish-cyclings-golden-generation.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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