A Life Without Limits has ratings and reviews. Heather said: I love Chrissie Wellington’s story but I didn’t love this book. I felt like she co. For an accident-prone “normal girl from Norfolk” who didn’t run a serious race until she was 25, Chrissie Wellington has done pretty well for. The amazing life story of Britain’s world conquering triathlete, Chrissie Wellington . Chrissie Wellington is the world’s No 1 female Ironman.

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So, whatever you do, give your everything and smile: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Biggest take away from the book?

Wellington didn’t exactly come out of nowhere. The pictures are an ideal companion to the narration although I sincerely wish there were more of them, since her life goes through so many stages that remain visually undocumentedand the story begins and ends exactly where it needs to.

What emerges from this book is the portrait of a thoroughly nice woman. Sounded very interesting, so I bought it right away.

In Ironman South Africa she came in 8th overall and had the fastest maraton split uner 2: Chrissie has displayed unprecedented levels of stamina, strength and competitiveness in becoming Ironman World Champion in only her second event at Ironman level. Nov 20, Dhitri rated it it was amazing Shelves: Want to Read saving….

Becoming Chrissie: A Life Without Limits – Triathlete

It’s not the most well-written book in the world but that didn’t matter. Four decades later, he finds himself in the middle of that world, collaborating with New Order on a series of five shows in Manchester. Chrissie Wellington’s personal story is amazing and shows the value of determination and courage in achieving ones’ goals. You’d think once you’ve broke your own world record a couple times over — that’s good enough — right?


I had to find out. From that point on I followed her every move, every race, every blog entry. Makes you want to put down that cold beer, drop that cheeseburger and get out and do something.

A Life Without Limits: A World Champion’s Journey

For the first half of the book, I didn’t care for the author at all. A funny, joyful, frank and inspiring book about embracing both feminism and our imperfections, from the creator of the hit comedy podcast, Deborah Frances-White.

Into the story of those intervening decades, Haslam weaves a definitive portrait wellinbton Manchester as a music city and the impact of a number of life-changing events, such as the nightmare of the Yorkshire Ripper to the shock of the Manchester Arena terror attack.

I’m a bit on the fence with how to rate this one. This is the remarkable story of how a Norfolk girl – a weellington kid, swimming, playing hockey, running, but never excelling and always more interested in the social side of the sports scene’ – became a world champion.

A LIFE WITHOUT LIMITS by Chrissie Wellington | Kirkus Reviews

Not a Member Yet? Chrissie partook in athletic adventures all over the world, including biking in the Himalayas. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. In at the ripe old age of 30, Chrissie Wellington came out of nowhere to win the Ironman World Championship. From having Morrissey to tea and meeting writers such as Raymond Carver and Jonathan Franzen to discussing masturbation with Viv Albertine and ecstasy with Wellingotn Murphy, via having a gun pulled on him at the Hacienda and a drug dealer threatening to slit his throat, this is not your usual memoir.


Highest recommendations, especially addictive personalities on the road to channeling their energies, and women looking for a singularly incredible her-story.

She now lives in Boulder, Colorado with her Ironman husband and is focusing on marathon running getting her times down to 2: May wellibgton, Sammie rated chriszie it was amazing. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. See all customer images. She is the undefeated champion of Triathlon, having won nine Ironman titles from nine races. Aug 20, Rebecca Schultz rated it really liked it. Ironman is an amazing feat of human endurance and mental and physical strength; Chrissie Wellington is the epitome of all these things.

She bounced back in to retain her title in her most fiercely competitive race to date, which adds another fantastic chaper to her extraordinary sporting career.