Sevens Heaven: The Beautiful Chaos of Fiji’s Olympic Dream (English Edition)

  • 320 pages
  • Anglais
  • Format Kindle
Sevens Heaven: The Beautiful Chaos of Fiji’s Olympic Dream (English Edition)

ƛ 100 free Sevens Heaven: The Beautiful Chaos of Fiji’s Olympic Dream (English Edition) ⺕ Ebook By Ben Ryan ᒭ You ll struggle to read a compelling rugby story than this heartily recommended Robert Kitson, Guardian rugby correspondent An excellent read covering a brilliant journey Sir Clive Woodward One of the all time great sporting tales Good things happen to good people George Gregan Sevens Heaven, the story of how English coach Ben Ryan took the Fiji sevens side to Olympic gold, is the best rugby book I ve ever read I don t say that lightly and as good as any sports book, from Mailer to Plimpton to Hauser, I ve encountered in the almost sixty years since I got a Terry McLean 59 Lions tour book for Christmas It s so good because it reads at times like a noir novel, and is stunningly open and honest We know how the rugby ended, but Ryan s book is so gripping to tell you any other plot twists might spoil it for you Phil Gifford We always knew a book by Ben Ryan wouldn t be dull, but Sevens Heaven surpasses all expectations The Londoner s three years of enlightenment in the South Pacific makes such enthralling reading that I unhesitatingly call this one of the best rugby books ever written Alan Pearey Rugby World An engrossing account of a remarkable story Will Macpherson Evening Standard So many beautiful, provocative postcard descriptions of Fiji alongside fascinating, honest insights and humble lessons and truths Nick Heath, commentator Entertaining and insightful The Rugby PaperThe incredible story of how one man inspired a nation of underdogs to achieve sporting greatness.It is late summer 2013 Ben Ryan, a red haired, 40 something, spectacle wearing Englishman, is given 20 minutes to decide whether he wants to coach Fiji s rugby sevens team, with the aim of taking them to the nation s first ever Olympic medal He has never been to Fiji There has been no discussion of contracts or salary But he knows that no one plays rugby like the men from these isolated Pacific islands, just as no one plays football like the kids from the Brazilian favelas, or no one runs as fast as the boys and girls from Jamaica s boondocks He knows too that no other rugby nation has so little no money and no resources, only basic equipment and a long, sad history of losing its most gifted players to richer, greedier nations.Ryan says yes And with that simple word he sets in motion an extraordinary journey that will encompass witchdoctors and rugby obsessed prime ministers, sun smeared dawns and devastating cyclones, intense friendships and bitter rows, phone taps and wild nationwide parties It will end in Rio with a performance that not only wins Olympic gold but reaches fresh heights for rugby union and makes Ben and his 12 players living legends back home. 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