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Iron War Dave Scott, Mark Allen, and the Greatest Race Ever Run

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ISBN-10: 1934030937

ISBN-13: 9781934030936

Edition: 2011

Authors: Matt Fitzgerald

List price: $18.95
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The 1989 Ironman® World Championship was the greatest race ever in endurance sports. In a spectacular duel that became known as the Iron War, the world's two strongest athletes raced side by side at world-record pace for a grueling 139 miles.Driven by one of the fiercest rivalries in triathlon, Dave Scott and Mark Allen raced shoulder to shoulder through the Ironman® 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike race, and 26.2-mile marathon. After 8 punishing hours, both men would demolish the previous record—and cross the finish line a mere 58 seconds apart.In his bookIron War, sports journalist Matt Fitzgerald writes a riveting epic about how Allen and Scott drove themselves and each other through the…    
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: VeloPress
Publication date: 10/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Eric Burns, a former NBC News correspondent and Today Show pundit, appears regularly as a commentator for Entertainment Tonight and hosts A&Ersquo;s Arts & Entertainment Revue. He was the former host ofnbsp;Fox News Watch and has won an Emmy for media criticism.nbsp; He is the author ofnbsp;Infamous Scribblers andnbsp;The Spirits of America and lives in Westport, Connecticut.Matt Fitzgerald is an acclaimed endurance sports and nutrition writer and certified sports nutritionist. His most recent book, Iron War, was long-listed for the 2012 William Hill Sports Book of the Year,and he is the author of the best-selling Racing Weight. Fitzgerald is a columnist on Competitor.com and Active.com,…