Room for Improvement

Room for Improvement

A Life in Sports

Paperback - 2012
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PEN/ESPN Award Finalist

Spanning more than fifty years of ambitious and wild endeavors, Room for Improvement chronicles John Casey's most peculiar addiction, that of an adrenaline junky. Here we see Casey taking part in an Outward Bound course in Maine during the dead of winter; being pinned by a two-hundred-pound judo instructor; leading a lost couple on a yacht through the rocky waterways of Narragansett Bay by a simple rowboat; and completing--on his seventieth birthday--a 70K marathon of his own devising that included rowing, bicycling, skating, dog walking, and rollerblading. Be it a preoccupation with health or just an indomitably playful sense of adventure, John Casey's insatiable drive is an inspiration to us all
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2012.
Edition: 1st. Vintage books ed.
ISBN: 9780307744524
0307744523
Characteristics: xiii, 231 p. ; 21 cm.

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