Team Sky have released a book which follows their 2013 season, featuring great photography by Sarah Edworthy and Scott Mitchell (modcyclingphoto) with Dave Brailsford, Chris Froome and Bradley Wiggins all providing insight from within the ‘death star’ Sky Bus.
From Team Sky:
We’re delighted to announce that The Pain and the Glory – the official Team Sky diary of our 2013 Giro d’Italia campaign and Tour de France victory – is now available to purchase.
The publication (which is available initially in hardback and eBook formats) is our fully illustrated, official insider account from another historic campaign which saw Rigoberto Urán finish second at the Giro and Chris Froome become our second Tour winner in the space of two seasons.
With interviews from all the major contributors, including Froome and Team Principal Sir Dave Brailsford, this is our first-hand story of every twist and turn on the road to success.
The Pain and the Glory covers every stage of the 2013 Giro and Tour, and our definitive story is illustrated with the sumptuous, award-winning photography of our official photographer, Scott Mitchell.
This is an essential piece of cycling history told first-hand by those who made it.
If that wasn’t enough, the book also features an interactive Augmented Reality app offering exclusive commentary from Scott Mitchell. This allows readers to scan selected images and listen to Scott tell the story behind them, given his unrivalled access to the team.
From Publisher, HarperCollins:
A glorious, fully illustrated insider account from Team Sky of the greatest summer in British road cycling history, as Chris Froome became the second Britain to win the Tour de France
The Pain and the Glory is the official, insider account of the 2013 Giro and glorious Tour de France campaigns from Team Sky.
With contributions from the major riders, including Chris Froome and Rigoberto Uran, as well as Team Principal Sir Dave Brailsford, this is the official first-hand account of every twist and turn on the road to glory. A sequel to the award-winning 21 Days to Glory, The Pain and the Glory covers every stage of the Giro and Tour to tell the definitive story of Britain’s most -successful road cycling summer, all illustrated with the sumptuous, award-winning photography of Scott Mitchell.
This is an essential piece of cycling history told first-hand by those who made it and an essential collector’s item for all fans of British cycling’s finest.