A fascinating attempt to live out 80 disciplines – written with the sprightliness of a fencer and the punch of a boxer
While watching the 2012 Olympic games, Ilija Trojanow makes an ambitious decision: he will train in all 80 Olympic summer disciplines for individual athletes, with the goal of doing at least half as well as the gold medalist of London. So Trojanow throws discus and javelin, plays badminton, jumps, tackles the wild waters in a kayak, learns wrestling in Iran, boxes in a legendary Brooklyn gym, undergoes judo training in Japan, and runs in the Kenyan highlands. Trojanow’s account of his experiences offers unique and fascinating insights into the worlds of sport. A wise, funny, and self-ironic reflection on limits, aging, and the relationship between mind and body.
About Ilija Trojanow
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