The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation
BORD GÁIS ENERGY SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR 2017 – Shortlisted
In the 1980s two young men from Ireland, a cycling backwater, emerged from obscure beginnings to dominate the sport of cycling: Sean Kelly and Stephen Roche. Here, their remarkable story is laid bare. The Ascent is the definitive account of Irish cycling’s golden era.