By Casey Stoner
The bestselling autobiography of Casey Stoner, Australia's two-time MotoGP Champion.
'If you by no means surrender, something can happen'. Casey Stoner
Showing something is feasible whilst choice meets expertise, two-time global MotoGP champion Casey Stoner stocks his inspirational trip from Queensland child, with a rare skill on a bike, to his determination to retire at twenty-seven with not anything left to prove.
For the 1st time, he tells of his early family members lifestyles, the improvement of his driving abilities and why his mom and dad made up our minds to promote every little thing and shuttle from Australia to Europe to chase the dream and aid his target to turn into global Champion while he was once simply fourteen years old.
As fearless along with his reviews as he's at the racetrack, Casey comprises all of the highs and lows of his lifestyles to date: the true cause he left for Europe so younger, his innovations on racing because it stands at the present time, the riders' hierarchy, the politics of racing, the significance of kin, his conflict with disorder and why he determined to show his again on a multimillion-dollar agreement whilst he used to be nonetheless successful. And he'll allow us to in on many of the new targets he has set for himself.
Pushing the bounds is a distinct and memorable account of self-sacrifice and resolution to be successful opposed to the chances, the inspiring tale of a tender Australian who took at the international on his phrases, his method. . . and received.
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