á It's Not About The Bike: My Journey Back to Life (English Edition) Ø Download by È Lance Armstrong
á It's Not About The Bike: My Journey Back to Life (English Edition) Ø Download by È Lance Armstrong This is one of the most inspirational biographies I have ever read, and comes from the truly remarkable life experiences of a determined young man I loved every word Early in the book, Lance Armstrong says that cancer was the best thing that happened to me He goes on to say, When I was sick I saw beauty and triumph and truth in a single day than I ever saw in a bike race.
Overcoming cancer and becoming an athletic champion in the grueling sport of bicycle racing require a toughness of spirit, mind, and body that is hard for most of us to imagine This inspirational book portrays beautifully how one can start with the right spirit and overcome enormous obstacles.
Although his doctors told him he had a 40 percent chance of surviving stage three testical cancer, this was mostly I Want To Die At A Hundred Years Old After Screaming Down An Alpine Descent On A Bicycle At Miles Per Hour I Don T Do Anything Slow, Not Even Breathe I Do Everything At A Fast Cadence Eat Fast, Sleep Fast At Twenty Four, Lance Armstrong Was Already Well On His Way To Becoming A Sporting Legend Then, In October , He Was Diagnosed With Stage Four Testicular Cancer When Lesions Appeared On His Brain And In His Lungs, Doctors Gave Him A % Chance Of Survival On That Day Armstrong S Life Changed Forever And In Typical Fashion He Met The Challenge Head On This Was One Fight He Was Determined Not To Lose As He Battled Against The Cancer Invading His Body And The Chemotherapy That Threatened To Sap His Soul, A Tremendous Sense Of Commitment Emerged, To His Training And To The People Around Him Who Never Gave Up On Him Just Sixteen Months After He Was Discharged From Hospital, Armstrong Entered The Tour De France, A Race Famed For Its Gruelling Intensity, And Won, In The Fastest Ever Time Just A Few Months After That, He Became A Father It S Not About The Bike Is The Story Of One Man S Inspirational Battle Against The Odds, Charting His Progress Through Triumph, Tragedy And Transformation This Is An Awe Inspiring Tale Of Immense Courage And Will Here is truly a story that can inspire everyone regardless the hopelessness of their situation I was held spellbound by this story and the way it was told I could personally relate to it well, as my 28 year old son in law was faced with a similar situation and survived and succeeded against all odds He was striken with a yet unknown illness that kept him on life support for an extended period, with little hope from the doctors for a successful recovery As pointed out by Lance in his book, you should never give up Give it all you ve got and you will succeed This book is a must read for all those with major problems and certainly for those without the problems, but feel depressed by minor issues that keep them from overcoming them to greater success It is a well written work, full of enthusiasm, emotion, the will to survive and prosper and inspiration read it and I had and beat testicular cancer just like Lance Armstrong, so I could truly relate to the incredible obstacles that he described in his amazing book.
This sincerely is an amazing story I just wish I could have read it when I was going through my intense radiation treatments in my recovery, because I feel it would have made things easier for me In his book, Armstong brings this disease into the public view, and allows people to see that it truly doesn t have to be a part of death, but, in fact, a part of life.
There are many stories within the book His childhood, his attitudes towards his father figures, his early racing career, his battle with cancer, the stuggle to get back on top of his game, his love life, and, his extemely personal march towards fatherhood Each and every one of these minor stories gives an overall inspirational journey into L This fantastic person, Lance Armstrong, faced cancer, nearly died, survived, and as I write this July 22, 2000 is about to win his second Tour de France since his brush with death He is a superb athlete and an extraordinary human being The adversity of his disease and its brutal treatments changed him for the better both as a sportsman and as a person and it is his bike that runs through this book as the unifying force and the symbolic icon for what Lance does Yes, many of the important aspects of this book have to do with things of the spirit and not with pedaling but it is on wheels that he first encountered fame, the lack of those wheels that brought him to near despondency, and the triumphal return to his wheels that signaled his being whole once.
There is no self pity or sentimentality in these pages This is not a book of the inspirational genre but few will be able to read it w
Obwohl selbst kein Fan von Lance Armstrong, zu oft hat er sich unsportlich verhalten oder einfach betrogen, bin ich doch erstaunt, wie das Buch meinen Sohn gefesselt und ihm das Leben eines gebeutelten Mannes n her gebracht hat und nun auch meine Frau begeistert Ein Buch, das eben nur sekund r ber den Radsport und viel ber das Leben an sich erz hlt.
This is not only for bike riders but it contains much An almost unbelievable story about a complete new life from a seemingly hopeless case.