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Racing Through the Dark: The Fall & Rise of David Millar PB


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By his 18th birthday David Millar was living and racing in France, sleeping in rented rooms, tipped to be the next English-speaking Tour winner. A year later he'd realised the dream and signed a professional contract with the Cofidis team, who had one Lance Armstrong on their books. He perhaps lived the high life a little too enthusiastically -- high on a roof after too much drink, he broke his heel in a fall, and before long the pressure to succeed had tipped over into doping. Here, in a full and frank autobiography, David Millar recounts the story from the inside: he doped because 'cycling's drug culture was like white noise', and because of peer pressure. 'I doped for money and glory in order to guarantee the continuation of my status.' Five years on from his arrest, Millar is clean and reflective, and holds nothing back in this account of his dark years.

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Cordee Code: CTB092
Author: David Millar
No of Pages: 354
Page Size: 129 x 198 mm
ISBN 10: 1409120384
ISBN 13: 9781409120384
Publisher: Orion
Published Date: June 2011
Edition: 1st , Jun-2012
Binding: Paperback
Illustrations: Some colour some B+W photos
Weight: 320g

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