Born to Run by Christopher McDougall

Born to Run

By Christopher McDougall

  • Release Date: 2009-05-05
  • Genre: Sports et plein air
Score: 4
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Description

The astonishing national bestseller and hugely entertaining story that completely changed the way we run.

An epic adventure that began with one simple question: Why does my foot hurt?
 
Isolated by Mexico's deadly Copper Canyons, the blissful Tarahumara Indians have honed the ability to run hundreds of miles without rest or injury. In a riveting narrative, award-winning journalist and often-injured runner Christopher McDougall sets out to discover their secrets. In the process, he takes his readers from science labs at Harvard to the sun-baked valleys and freezing peaks across North America, where ever-growing numbers of ultra-runners are pushing their bodies to the limit, and, finally, to a climactic race in the Copper Canyons that pits America’s best ultra-runners against the tribe. McDougall’s incredible story will not only engage your mind but inspire your body when you realize that you, indeed all of us, were born to run.

Reviews

  • If you love sport and learning go ahead

    5
    By cedre2002
    I dreamt, I learned, I'm happy! Enjoy.
  • Version française,

    1
    By Jerome follet
    A quand la version française sur iBook ? Je ne suis pas bilingue mais j'attend qu'une seul chose dévorer ce livre !
  • Great

    5
    By Whiteunderwear
    Je ne suis pas totalement bilingue et pourtant j'ai dévoré ce livre en anglais, une immersion totale dans le monde des Tarahumara et des ultra runners, des instants passionnants et de nombreux moments 'culture' très intéressants.

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