Hamilton became a professional cyclist in with the US Postal Service cycling team. Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France: Every repetition slightly paled me.
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The answer to doping is not legalization. After he failed the tests in I was not devastated but greatly disappointed.
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Oct 22, Shaun rated it it was amazing Shelves: If that happens, the uncomfortable subjects addressed in the book will have been worth it. Doping, Cover-ups, and Winning at All Costs. If you have disdain for cycling because you think it's riddled with cheaters, you should read this to tylwr why cyclists felt they had no choice. It also did drive home just how false the results were during this period.
I found myself feeling sorry for Lance. Sep 15, James rated it it was amazing.
The Secret Race
If you think Lance is getting a bad deal from the USADA and the press, you should read this to understand why he had it coming. I was determined not to view Tyler H. Hamilton's story is convincing.
I must be naive, because I thought it was all talent it wasn't and he was a hero of sorts to me. It answers so many questions like, how Lance could be so much better than everyone else? For the Toronto Star columnist, see Tyler Hamilton reporter.
A very good and enlightening book. Too ridiculous to be true, but look how much money he can make us. Not just because confession would sectet my friends, possible end the careers of my teammates and staffers--after all, it wasn't like I'd done all this solo. I can't help but wonder if Tyler Hamilton felt a little vindicated after coming out clean.
The result is an explosive page-turner of a book that takes us deep inside a shadowy, fascinating, and surreal world of unscrupulous doctors, anything-goes team directors, and athletes so relentlessly driven to win that they would do almost anything to gain an edge. We each had our teh special mountain bikes…Treks for everyone! Having then read many other books on cycling it became obvious I watched all of Lance Armstrong's races and victories from to Doping was just another aspect of the life of a professional cyclist along with torturous training and borderline eating disorders.
Events I watched live on television that had seemed like supreme athletic achievements were described very differently by Hamilton. That medal was placed in doubt on September 20,after he failed a test for blood doping receiving blood transfusions to boost performance at the Olympics. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
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Which doesn't allow the argument that doping levels the playing field. Sunday 11 November A journey into the heart of a never-before-seen world, The Secret Race is a riveting, courageous act of witness from a man who is as determined to ha,ilton the hard truth about his sport as he once was to win the Tour de France.
Jan 17, cloudyskye rated it it was amazing. The most telling parts of the book are those where he points to the performance numbers: On May 20,he also made the confession in an email to friends and family after a taping of the TV news show 60 Minuteshamilotn which he also implicated Lance Armstrong in the doping scandal.
What a gripping page-turner, this was by far the best biography I read about a sportsman, knowing it was written by an athlete himself with the help of a co-writer makes it extra special. The things Bamilton learned: Quotes from The Secret Race: