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Book Title: The Road Less Taken: Lessons from a Life Spent Cycling|
The author of the book: Kathryn Bertine
Edition: Triumph Books
Date of issue: September 1st 2014
ISBN 13: 9781629370125
Format files: PDF
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In The Road Less Taken, Kathryn Bertine takes readers through her journey of striving to become a professional cyclist in her mid-30s. Her essays explore the twists and turns on life’s unexpected roads via bicycle, but also the larger meaning of what it means to heed one’s inner compass and search for a personal true north. With her signature wit and humor Bertine’s essays travel far beyond the bike lane, resonating with anyone who has ever dared to try and turn their dreams into a reality.
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Read information about the authorKathryn Bertine is in her 6th year of road cycling, and is a three-time national champion of St. Kitts and Nevis (SKN) and professional cyclist for Team Colavita/Fine Cooking. She has garnered two top 10 and six top 20 UCI finishes, and has competed at five world championships. A native of Bronxville, NY she lives and trains in Tucson, AZ with her husband, George Varhola.
She holds a BA from Colgate University and an MFA from the University of Arizona.
Athletics have been a constant in Bertine’s life since childhood. She is a former Division I rower for Colgate University, a pro figure skater, and pro triathlete–which eventually lead to the beginning of her road cycling career in 2007. Off the bike, she is a journalist and author of two sports memoirs (All The Sundays Yet to Come, Little Brown and As Good As Gold, ESPN Books), and wrote the So You Wanna Be an Olympian?column for ESPN and the Riding with the Pros column for espnW, where she also worked as senior editor in 2011. HALF THE ROAD is her first documentary.
In 2010, Kathryn married George Varhola.