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Long Distance free pdf A new edition of a classic McKibben book about what it takes to be a world-class athlete and where the true meaning of endurance can be found.
At 37, the celebrated writer and environmentalist Bill McKibben took a break from the life of the mind to put himself to the ultimate test: devoting a year to train as a competitive cross-country skier. Consulting with personal trainers, coaches, and doctors at the US Olympic Center, he followed the rigorous training regimen of a world-class athlete.Along the way, he learned to cope with his physical limitations and, when his father was diagnosed with a life-threatening brain tumor, discovered something about the real meaning of endurance.
Told with his trademark intelligence, humor, and honesty, Long Distance is an insightful examination of
the culture and mind-set of endurance athletes, and a moving and inspiring meditation on finding balance in our often harried lives.

About Bill McKibben

Bil McKibben, author of the best-selling The End of Nature, has for decades been one of America's most-admired environmental writers. He lives in Ripton, VT.

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Author : Bill McKibben
Publisher : Rodale Books
Data Published : 01 October 2010
ISBN : 1605291242
EAN : 9781605291246
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 215 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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    At 37, the celebrated writer and environmentalist Bi