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As the Crow Flies: My Journey to Ironman World Champion by Craig Alexander


whilst he become simply the fourth guy to win three Ironguy® world Championsends, Craig “Crowie” Alexander joined triathlon’s most elite inside circle of champions.

In because the Crow Flies, the five-time world champion unearths his manner, his training, and the relationsends that added the report-breaking race performance he says was once a decade in the making. In his own words and thru hanging photographs from acclaimed sports photographer Paul ok. Robbins, Crowie shows what it takes to race at the elite level—and the way he stabilitys the work of triathlon along with his first precedence, his wife Neri and their young children Lucy and Austin.

Alexander reflects on influential moments of his early occupation and his whole 2011 and early 2012 season, bringing triathletes inside of his head throughout key exercises, training blocks, and pivotal moments in big races. Crowie struggles through injury, sickness, and changing sponsorsends, revealing the sophisticated stability between elite performance and disaster. but hardsend at the street to okona yielded to Crowie’s hard work and resolution as he gained each the Ironguy and Ironguy 70.three® world championsends, making him the primary particular person to win each championsends in the similar yr.

Epic exercises, grueling shuttle, report-surroundings race performance, giving again to sponsors and the game—those are the equipment of Crowie’s industry, not to mention graceful wetsuits, state of the art time trial bikes, and technical sneakers. And whilst folks who understand the game of triathlon intimately will say that performance is determined via how triathletes positioned the 3 disciplines in combination, because the Crow Flies shows that profitable leading races comes from working toward excellence in each side of the triathlon way of living.

because the Crow Flies offers triathletes and sports lovers a phenomenal, intimate, and honest portrait of the lifestyles and work of professional triathlete Craig “Crowie” Alexander, five-time triathlon world champion and one of the crucial sport’s most successful athletes.
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author: Craig Alexanderwriter: Velo PressBinding: HardcoverLanguage: EnglishPages: 208

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