William Fotheringham has been the Guardian’s cycling correspondent since 1994 and has covered 19 Tours de France and four Olympic Games. He’s compiled two decades of cycling triumph, tragedy and scandal, from Indurain, Boardman and LeMond to Cooke and Pendleton, Wiggins and Armstrong. He was there at every race: he saw the passion and human cost of people driven by a will to win. Racing Hard is a no-holds-barred survey of the high and lows of the world’s most demanding sport. 360pp, paperback.
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