A Life Without Limits: A World Champion’s Journey

A Life Without Limits: A World Champion's Journey
Published: April 23, 2013
In 2007, Chrissie Wellington shocked the triathlon world by winning the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii. As a newcomer to the sport and a complete unknown to the press, Chrissie's win shook up the sport. A LIFE WITHOUT LIMITS is the story of her rise to the top, a journey that has taken her around the world, from a childhood in England, to the mountains of Nepal, to the oceans of New Zealand, and the…

AUTHOR INFO:  World Champion Chrissie Wellington has always had an overwhelming drive for self-improvement, an insatiable appetite for adventure, and a personal mantra to keep herself open to all that life has to offer. This mantra would yield two university degrees, a global travel adventure, and a career in international development. Chrissie was working in the Himalayas when she first realized her love and capacity for endurance sports. She took another leap into the unknown and followed her new passion. Then, Chrissie Wellington surprised herself and the world by going from “accidental athlete” to Ironman World Champion in her first year as a professional.

Since winning her first Ironman race in August 2007, Chrissie Wellington has dominated one of the most demanding sports on the planet, winning every Ironman distance race she has entered, including four Ironman World Championships in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2011. In A Life Without Limits, she shares the intimate details of her journey to success – the highs and the lows – along with the training, recovery, nutrition, and psychological strategies that have taken her to the top of the world.

For more info about Chrissie, visit her website at www.ChrissieWellington.org.

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Hi! I'm Dorothy! First off, thank you for visiting Life's A Dance! Secondly, you're reading this to find out more about me, so.... Long story short: I grew up on a cattle operation in the mountains of western Virginia, where I still live today. I enjoy Clogging, teaching at my dance studio, reading, writing, traveling, trying to be artistic, and finding new and improved ways to work while still enjoying this wonderful blessing we've been given - life. I'm a dreamer and an outside-the-box thinker that lives life slightly differently than most and is not a fan of conventionalism. I believe in living out loud, stopping to smell the roses, loyalty to family and friends, and being grateful to look up at a beautiful, blue sky.

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