By Chrissie Wellington
In 2007, Chrissie Wellington surprised the triathlon global through profitable the Ironman international Championships in Hawaii. As a newcomer to the game and an entire unknown to the click, Chrissie's win shook up the game. A existence with no LIMITS is the tale of her upward push to the head, a trip that has taken her all over the world, from a youth in England, to the mountains of Nepal, to the oceans of latest Zealand, and the paths of Argentina, and primary around the end line.
Wellington's first-hand, inspiring tale contains all of the superb demanding situations she has faced--from anorexia to near--drowning to education with a arguable trainer. yet to Wellington, the drama of the activities additionally provides a chance to exploit activities to enhance people's lives.
A lifestyles with out LIMITS unearths the center in the back of Wellington's good fortune, in addition to the vitamin, education and motivational innovations that maintain her dealing with one of many world's such a lot grueling occasions.
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