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    As the Crow Flies My Journey to Ironman World Champion

    ISBN-10: 1934030945
    ISBN-13: 9781934030943
    Author(s): Craig Alexander, Paul Robbins
    Description: Millions of triathletes around the world know Craig Alexander as “Crowie,” the formidable triathlete whose sheer talent and disciplined work ethic have earned him three Ironman® World Championships and the new world record. Within the sport,  More...
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    Publisher: VeloPress
    Binding: Hardcover
    Pages: 208
    Size: 11.25" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
    Weight: 3.212
    Language: English

    Millions of triathletes around the world know Craig Alexander as “Crowie,” the formidable triathlete whose sheer talent and disciplined work ethic have earned him three Ironman® World Championships and the new world record. Within the sport, Alexander is respected as a humble athlete who takes nothing for granted.InAs the Crow Flies, celebrated Australian photographer Paul Robbins shadows Alexander over the course of his most tumultuous season yet. Alexander and Robbins usher triathletes into the lifestyle of a world-class triathlete. Balancing the rigors of training with family life, non-stop travel, the frailties of the aging athlete’s body, and endless obligations to sponsors and the media, Alexander describes the physical and emotional demands of triathlon—which go well beyond superb fitness as a swimmer, cyclist, and runner.As the Crow Fliesis filled with Alexander’s down-to-earth perspective on the coveted lifestyle of a professional athlete. Stunning black-and-white images will captivate the star-struck fans and triathletes with a real sense of what it takes to perform at the highest level of the sport. 

    #60;b#62;Paul Robbins#60;/b#62; is a Professor in the School of Geography and Development at the University of Arizona, Tucson. His current research centers on the relationships between individuals, environmental actors, and the institutions that connect them. Robbins is also the author of #60;i#62;Political Ecology: A Critical Introduction (2004)#60;/i#62; and #60;i#62;Lawn People: How Grasses Weeds and Chemicals Make us Who We Are#60;/i#62; (2007).#60;p#62;#60;b#62;John Hintz#60;/b#62; is Assistant Professor of Geography & Geosciences at the Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. His current research focuses on land use conflicts, environmental policy, and the US environmental movement. He has most recently published in the journals #60;i#62;Capitalism Nature, Socialism#60;/i#62; and #60;i#62;Ethics, Place and Environment#60;/i#62;.#60;p#62;#60;b#62;Sarah Moore#60;/b#62; is Assistant Professor in the School of Geography and Development at the University of Arizona, Tucson. Her research focuses on urban development politics, urban environmental issues, and environmental justice in the United States and Latin America. Her publications include numerous articles in the #60;i#62;Professional Geographer#60;/i#62; and #60;i#62;Society and Natural Resources#60;/i#62;.

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