Life in the Slipstream: The Legend of Bobby Walthour Sr.
A century before Lance Armstrong captured headlines around the world by winning a record seventh consecutive Tour de France, another American dominated the world of competitive cycling. His name was Bobby Walthour, and in the early 1900s he was one of the world’s most famous and highly paid athletes. Life in the Slipstream chronicles Walthour’s rise from a lowly bicycle messenger in Georgia to a two-time national and international cycling champion who was nearly as popular in Paris and his adopted home of Berlin as he was in his hometown of Atlanta.
Title - Life in the Slipstream: The Legend of Bobby Walthour Sr.
Author - Andrew M. Homan
Publisher - Potomac Books Inc
Cover - Hardcover with jacket
Pages - 248
Size - 235 x 160 x 25mm
ISBN - 978-1597976855
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