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New Book: Swim, Bike, Run: Our Triathlon Story


brownlee swim bike run bookThe new book from the Brownlee bothers Alistair and Jonathan has been published by Penguin Books just in time to kick start your Triathlon season.

In one of the most breathtaking moments of the London 2012 Olympics, the Brownlee brothers took Gold and Bronze medals in the Triathlon event. Alistair strolled across the line clutching a Union Jack, while younger Jonny held on to a medal despite incurring a 15-second penalty.

It was the first time British brothers had won individual medals at an Olympics since 1900. With Jonny also being crowned Triathlon world champion in 2012, the Yorkshire duo are set to dominate this hugely popular sport for years to come.

Now they share their incredible story, describing how they train hard, think positively, and keep pushing each other to fresh heights.

Swim, Bike, Run: Our Triathlon Story is packed with insights into how to approach your own training and races, whether you are taking on your first triathlon or a seasoned competitor. This book cannot be missed by anyone interested in swimming, biking, running and triathlon.

Swim, Bike, Run is also packed with training secrets. Whether you are thinking about your first triathlon or are a seasoned competitor, here are unique sections on how to swim, bike and run, and advice on nutrition, injury, and mental approach. With the Brownlees in your corner, you will do more than you ever thought possible.

A hardback version as well as an ebook version will be out shortly for purchase. Amazon here in the states currently only has a kindle version (Swim, Bike, Run: Our Triathlon Story - kindle edition). You can purchase the book in Europe via www.penguin.co.uk

The guys from Tri247 landed an interview with the Brownlee brothers, they talk about their book at a book signing at Waterstones in London.

"In one of the most dramatic episodes of the Olympics, Alistair and Jonny Brownlee secured a place in British sporting history - and legend status in their native Yorkshire. The producers of 'Chariots of Fire' have their 21st Century sequel on a plate" - Daily Mail

"Under the pressure of the biggest race of their lives, they delivered in unforgettable style" - Telegraph

"Sport has two new heroes: a couple of nice lads from Yorkshire" - The Times

Alastair Brownlee, 24, is a British triathlete from Yorkshire. He is the reigning Olympic champion, a back-to-back European champion and a two-time World champion. Alastair is currently studying for an MSc in Finance at Leeds Met University.

Jonathan Brownlee, 22, is also a British triathlete from Yorkshire. He is the reigning World Champion, a two-time World Sprint champion and an Olympic bronze medalist. Jonathan is currently finishing up his History degree at Leeds University.