The Resource The Tour according to G, Geraint Thomas written with Tom Fordyce

The Tour according to G, Geraint Thomas written with Tom Fordyce

Label
The Tour according to G
Title
The Tour according to G
Statement of responsibility
Geraint Thomas written with Tom Fordyce
Title variation
  • Tour according to G
  • Tour according to Geraint
Title variation remainder
my journey to the yellow jersey
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This year G was the strongest rider, and he finally had Lady Luck on his side. An unstoppable combination" Chris Froome "I understood what Geraint's win meant: for him, for me, for the team, and for Wales, too" Dave Brailsford "Wow!" Arsene Wenger For years Geraint Thomas appeared blessed with extraordinary talent but jinxed at the greatest bike race in the world: twice an Olympic gold medallist on the track, Commonwealth champion, yet at the Tour de France a victim of crashes, bad luck and his willingness to sacrifice himself for his team-mates. In the summer of 2018, that curse was blown away in spectacular fashion - from the cobbles of the north and the iconic mountain climbs of the Alps to the brutal slopes of the Pyrenees and, finally, the Champs-Elysees in Paris. As a boy, G had run home from school on summer afternoons to watch the Tour on television. This July, across twenty-one stages and three weeks, and under constant attack from his rivals, he made the race his own. With insight from the key characters around Geraint, this is the inside story of one of the most thrilling and heart-warming tales in sport. Not only can nice guys come first - they can win the biggest prize of all
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1986-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Thomas, Geraint
Dewey number
796.620944
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fordyce, Tom
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Thomas, Geraint
  • Tour de France (Bicycle race)
  • Bicycle racing
Label
The Tour according to G, Geraint Thomas written with Tom Fordyce
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
293 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781787479029
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
The Tour according to G, Geraint Thomas written with Tom Fordyce
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
293 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9781787479029
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Specific material designation
regular print

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