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Ben Ainslie: Close To The Wind: Autobiography Of Britain's Greatest Olympic Sailor - Ben Ainslie
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Knife-edge decisions adrenaline rushes extreme weather bitter rivalries heart-stopping races - they are all in a days work for s'ailings superman Ben Ainslie. Ben has won successive golds in the last three Olympics making him a British hero and our greatest Olympic sailor ever. In 2012 he plans to bid for a fourth. In Close to the Wind Ben reveals the truth behind his awesome achievement. A charming spokesperson off the water he reveals just how ruthless he is on it. He admits to fierce rivalries above all with Brazilian Robert Scheidt who robbed a nineteen-year-old Ben of gold in his first Olympics. Bens twenty-year sailing career which began on a dinghy in a remote Cornish bay has a scope unmatched by other sports. In Olympic races he is alone in his tiny boat channelling aggression and plotting tactics. Bens recent forays into the Americas Cup are a complete contrast. As a helmsman for the Cup - sailings glamorous lucrative Formula One-equivalent Ben can only succeed by Precision team-work. From his proudest moment representing Team GB to one tough decision that almost risked destroying his career this is a unique insight into the man who cannot be second best. It shows what really takes place in the white heat of competition and lifts the lid on this toughest of sports. eBook

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Knife-edge decisions, adrenaline rushes, extreme weather, bitter rivalries, heart-stopping races - they are all in a day's work for 'sailing's superman' Ben Ainslie. Ben has won successive golds in the last three Olympics, making him a British hero and our greatest Olympic sailor ever. In 2012 he plans for a fourth. In Close to the Wind Ben reveals the truth behind his awesome achievement. A charming spokesperson off the water, he reveals just how ruthless he is on it. He admits to fierce rivalries, above all with Brazilian Robert Scheidt, who robbed a nineteen-year-old Ben of gold in his first Olympics. Ben's twenty-year sailing career, which began on a dinghy in a remote Cornish bay, has a scope unmatched by other sports. In Olympic races he is alone, in his tiny boat, channelling aggression and plotting tactics. From his proudest moment representing Team GB, to one tough decision that almost risked destroying his career, this is a unique insight into the man who cannot be second best. It shows what really takes place in the white heat of competition and lifts the lid on this toughest of sports. eBook

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781409087243
Publishing year: 2012

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ISBN/EAN: 9781409087243

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978-1-4090-8724-3


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