Read Online The Price of Gold: The Toll and Triumph of One Man's Olympic Dream (Audio Download): Marty Nothstein, Fleet Cooper, Audible Studios: Audible Audiobooks –

The harrowing, triumphant tale of a cyclist s journey to Olympic victory and the price he paid to achieve greatnessMarty Nothstein, one of the greatest cyclists of all time, arrived at theOlympic Games a heavy favorite In the match sprint at the Atlanta Olympics, an event akin to prizefighting on a bicycle, he raced around a banked, oval track Nothstein lost by a hair s width on the finish line and vowed to win the gold at the next Olympics, saying, I didn t come here for a silver medalIn The Price of Gold, Marty Nothstein eloquently and honestly tracks his journey to the games in Sydney and the events that molded him into the world s fastest man on a bicycle from his tough love upbringing in a blue collar, split home, to the borderline outlaw cast of cycling characters who helped guide him through the ranks I had to become the worst, to become the best, Nothstein says of the single minded determination that turned him into a veritable monster on his bike, but often forced him to neglect his own family Sure to become a sports classic, this audiobook examines what it takes to win the gold