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How I Won the Yellow Jumper

Dispatches from the Tour de France. "I had never seen a bike race. I had only vaguely heard of Lance Armstrong. I had no idea what I was doing there. Yet, that day I was broadcasting live on television. I fumbled my way through a few platitudes, before summing up with the words, "...Dave Millar just missing out on the Yellow Jumper." Yes, the Yellow Jumper.'"

Follow Ned Boulting's (occasionally excruciating) experiences covering the world's most famous cycling race. His story offers an insider's view of what really goes on behind the scenes of the Tour. From up-close-and-personal encounters with Lance Armstrong to bewildered mishaps with the local cuisine, Ned's been there, done that and got the crumpled-looking t-shirt.

  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0224083368
  • ISBN-13: 978-0224083362
  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 3 x 20 cm