London 2012 cycling star victoria pendleton has launched her autobiography between the lines at a special event in harrods today september 26. Donald mcrae the golden girl of british cycling opens up for the first time, in searingly honest detail, about the doubts and trials she has had to overcome to stay at the top of her sport. My autobiography door victoria pendleton verkrijgbaar bij rakuten kobo. Strictly come dancing judges praise victoria pendletons perfect pairing metro. My autobiography 1st edition by pendleton, victoria isbn. Between the lines quotes showing 11 of 1 steve sports psychiatrist had already taught me to try and stop worrying so much about pleasing everyone. I have read a lot of autobiographies from the male cyclists and have to say aside form a couple of mentions i did not know a great deal about victoria pendleton vp. Between the lines documents the considerable lows as well as the wellknown highs and reveals why victoria almost turned her back on cycling before rediscovering her championship winning form in 2011, the day after suffering one of her most humiliating days on the track. Wed love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase. Liams journalism experience covers everything from sport to health and fitness with companies such as mens health and hitc. Why she got divorced, when it happened and who it was with. I enjoyed the book a lot more because of victorias honesty. Im probably sounding sexist when i appreciate that a female gold medal athlete can look like a normal, or actually very pretty, woman. Its called between the lines, and its about what happens when happily ever afterisnt.
Victoria pendleton autobiography on longlist for william. She specialized in the sprint, team sprint, and keirin disciplines. Despite her triumph, team gbs goldwinning cyclist cuts an embattled figure, writes bella bathurst. Written with donald mcrae, 2time winner of the william hill award, between the lines is a gripping story of success against the odds. Between the lines is a hugely compelling account of pendletons first 32 years. Visit now to browse our huge range of products at great prices. Written with donald mcrae, 2 time winner of the william hill award, between the lines promises to be the olympic autobiography.
This is a book that could only be published after she had left cycling and includes detailed accounts of events which lead her. The premise of the book was so promising and it could have been so good. Victoria pendleton is an astonishing athlete, but her autobiography, between the lines, goes well beyond simply documenting her incredible career. Admired as much by the weekly glossies as she is the newspaper. She is a former olympic, world, european and commonwealth champion. Her book gives a searingly honest account about what drives her to compete in a sport she no longer loves. Victoria pendleton is a mass of contradictions and this book captures her quiddity perfectly. Victoria louise pendleton, cbe born 24 september 1980 is a british jockey and former track cyclist who specialised in the sprint, team sprint and keirin disciplines. My autobiography by victoria pendleton available from rakuten kobo. Copypaste 5% the publisher of this book allows a portion of the content to be copied and pasted into external tools and documents.
Especially for someone like me, who tends to fall in love with fictional characters more often than not. My autobiography by victoria pendleton from waterstones today. And when i say own i mean own she didnt just win them, she stamped her mark on. In 2005 she became first british female to win gold at the cycling world championships in 40 years. Enjoy the best victoria pendleton quotes page 4 at brainyquote. Victoria pendleton is a british jockey and former track cyclist. The golden girl of british cycling opens up, for the first time, in. Victoria pendleton is an astonishing athlete, but her autobiography, between the lines, goes well beyond simply documenting her incredible. Victoria pendleton biography affair, divorce, nationality, net worth, height married biography who is victoria pendleton. Victoria pendleton is the author of between the lines 3. I first met victoria pendleton on a crisp autumnal day in october 2008. The autobiography by the queen of british track cycling, victoria pendleton. Unlike print books, digital books are subject to vat.
In competition, everything is very well planned in advance and very well detailed. Admired as much by the weekly glossies as she is the newspaper back pages, she transcends her sport. Between the lines is a groundbreaking account of a decade at the peak of professional sport as told by the most compelling and fascinating character in british sport. The autobiography by victoria pendleton with donald mcrae. Buy between the lines my autobiography by victoria pendleton online from the works. Parents need to know that new york times bestselling author nikki grimes between the lines is a companion book to her awardwinning bronx masquerade about a meaningful high school poetry group.
This is a book that could only be published after she had left cycling and includes detailed accounts of events which lead her to falling out of love with the sport that made her. Between the lines is a groundbreaking account of a decade at the peak of professional sport as told by victoria pendleton, the most compelling and fascinating character in british cycling. My autobiography by victoria pendleton, 9780007479528, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. But when the book is a rushjob, hoping to coast on the afterglow of a specific event, then it works less well. Delilah adores the book, particularly the thoughtful prince oliver, and reads it over and over again. Team gb 2012 olympic gold medalist victoria pendleton. Victoria pendleton is known for being the emotional one, the woman within team gb. Victoria pendleton mbe is not your typical female athlete. The golden girl of british cycling opens up, for the first time. Written with donald mcrae, 2 time winner of the william hill award, between the lines is the olympic autobiography. In addition, she is a former olympic, european, and commonwealth champion. See more like this victoria pendleton between the lines 1st1st hbdj 2012 signed. Having watched victoria pendleton at the beijing and london olympics and having watched the bbc documentary on her shortly before the 2012 games i was intrigued enough to pick up this book.
It can be read as a standalone, and parents should be prepared to deal with discussions about the foster care system, child abuse, the prison. Victoria pendleton is one of the best female cyclists of all time. Between the lines my autobiography by victoria pendleton. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The book is called between the lines and features the charming, though sometimes cowardly, prince oliver on a quest to defeat the villain rapscullio and save the princess seraphima. Team gb 2012 olympic gold medalist victoria pendleton signs her book between lines. She had won an olympic gold medal two months earlier when, in beijing, pendleton produced a display of sprint cycling so imperious that her greatest rival, anna meares, had simply surrendered in the final. Victoria pendleton mbe admits herself that she is not your typical female athlete. Between the lines is a fairy tale in two dimensions. You just stick to the plan, keep your head down and be as disciplined as possible in every aspect, whether sleep, recovery or the intensity of your training. Between the lines i first met victoria pendleton on a crisp autumnal day in october 2008.1351 109 1576 1486 683 1282 455 1505 1562 512 1552 968 484 287 905 209 1592 1575 741 1164 1501 65 1138 1385 1426 1523 1250 1042 1141 383 1304 1387 394 1123 1216