By Stuart O'Grady
In 2007, whilst Stuart O’Grady deserted level eight of the journey de France after crashing on a descent and fracturing 8 ribs, a shoulder blade, collarbone, 3 vertebrae (not to say puncturing his correct lung), biking appeared over for Stuey. yet ‘Mr Indestructible’ – who had turn into the 1st Australian to win the Rock of Roubaix previous that 12 months – received again on his bike.
By 2013 Stuart O’Grady had competed in 17 excursions; secured Olympic and Commonwealth video games medals; been named Australian bicycle owner of the yr, and Australian Male highway bike owner of the 12 months; gained the inaugural travel Down less than; and earned an Order of Australia Medal in acceptance of his contribution to the game. yet then got here the worst time of his lifestyles, while he introduced his retirement after such a powerful biking occupation and printed that he had used the functionality improving drug EPO ahead of the 1998 journey de France – a travel marred via frequent doping.
In this up-front and sincere autobiography Stuey unearths all. this can be his tale: as candid and down-to-earth because the guy himself.
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