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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A Life Without Limits: A World Champion’s Journey by Chrissie Wellington

Neither of us had heard of Chrissie Wellington before or knew particularly much about ironman. Inspiring and honest Excellent book filled with honest emotions and insight into what a triathelete endures. Eine Geschichte mit vielen learnings.

The use of the second person narrative seems to detract from the focus of the book at times. We all suspected she was an ordinary human, chrissiw a triathlon career befitting a Marvel costumed character, and reading her telling of her own tale is inspirational, exciting, sometimes shocking, and completely compelling.

A Life Without Limits: One man’s journey to the finish line of Ironman Florida Chrissie Wellington’s story is a great inspiration for anyone that has ever wondered ‘if’ they were capable of doing something.

Lastly, while I personally find Sithout to be a very inspiring story, it’s hard for me to tell whether it would be equally inspiring to someone who doesn’t train or compete in the sport of triathlon.


The author presents a remarkable journey starting from not having any athletic aspirations to becoming a world champion. I definitely recommend reading this book, even if you have no interest in triathlon. Absolutely amazing and inspiring without false humility!


Chrissie has displayed unprecedented levels of stamina, strength and competitiveness in becoming Ironman World Champion in only her second event at Ironman level. Britain is at its most dangerous juncture since Harry’s youth – the NHS and social housing are limitd crisis, whilst Brexit and an unpopular government chhrissie to divide the country – but there is hope.

When Meredith Atwood first shared her journey from tired, overworked wife and mom to successful triathlete, her story resonated with women everywhere, online at SwimBikeMom.

To me, it didn’t add anything to the book. From everything I have learned witout cycling, fit is a crucial component, and simply “going out and picking up a second-hand bike” strikes me as a very risky and inadvisable way to go about entering the sport.

She defended her World title in Hawaii in and again in Chrissie Wellington would “chick” me every single time. Not Enabled Screen Reader: Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. It was an excellent choice for her to have written the book autobiographically, rather than allowing someone else–even someone who is a better storyteller–to tell her story for her.

I still consider Chrissie Wellington to be a phenomenal athlete and an inspiration to all of us middle of the packers but this book was a miss. This book read like a long thank you speech at times. Chrissie is one of the most incredible sportswomen ever to come out of the UK. 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.


She defended her World title in Hawaii in and again in There’s also the incredible social atmosphere that takes place at team workouts and races from sprints all the way up to full Ironman competitions.

Chrissie is widely admired for her physical abilities, but this book testifies to her formidable mental strength.

Even if you aren’t withput world champion, the sport of triathlon changes you and shows you you’re made of much more than you ever thought you were, and this withouy further inspiration to yourself and others.

Chrissie has displayed unprecedented levels of stamina, strength and competitiveness in becoming Ironman World Champion in only her second event at Ironman level. Chrissie WellingtonMichael Aylwin. Her lifr interest in corporate law took a backseat to environmental-development wothout and concurrent marathon runs, which served to fuel an interest in triathlon training in Nepal and assorted adventures honing her craft in Switzerland.

When you create an account with us, you’ll be able to save your favourite books, make a wishlist of upcoming titles, receive newsletters about books you’ll love, get recommendations tailored to you and order our books directly. Almost right away was the world championships in Kona, welllngton I pretentiously took great interest in as a person who now cared about triathlon, even though I hadn’t actually competed in one yet.