The World According to Foggy

The World According to Foggy

by Carl Fogarty


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Published to coincide with the thirtieth anniversary of the Superbike World Championship, The World According to Foggy will delight the legions of motor sport fans in the UK and beyond, and will be lapped by those who have enjoyed books by Valentino Rossi, Guy Martin, Michael Dunlop, John McGuinness, Ian Hutchinson and Freddie Spencer.

Foggy's scintillating new book takes his fans into the memory banks of this most charismatic and straight-talking of sporting icons, transporting them into the weird and wonderful world of this endearingly quirky hero of the track.

The World According to Foggy contains lashings of adrenaline-fuelled bikes and electrifying bike racing, thrills and spills galore, but it will also reveal the man behind the helmet, his passions and frustrations, what makes him still leap out of bed in the morning and seize the day - ultimately, what makes this great man tick and explains his enduring popularity.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781472252425
Publisher: Headline Book Publishing, Limited
Publication date: 08/06/2019
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 5.12(w) x 7.87(h) x 0.75(d)

About the Author

CARL FOGARTY won seven world titles, including four World Superbike championships, in a glittering motorcycle racing career. Add three Isle of Man TT victories and Carl's iconic status in the sport is undisputed. After retiring from racing in 2000 following a career-ending crash in Australia, Carl's career took an unexpected turn when he won the 2014 series of I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! He is the father of two daughters, Danielle and Claudia, and lives in Blackburn with his wife, Michaela.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

1 It's not just cricket 7

2 Have a Hart son 19

3 Olympic trip 'n' jump 33

4 Leg-dangling shit 44

5 It's TT time 60

6 It's TT time II 77

7 Shy and retiring 90

8 Bat out of KL 103

9 Flamin' hell 114

10 Space cowboys 128

11 Regrets, I've had a few 139

12 Marked man 147

13 Jungle fever 157

14 King Carl II 169

15 Twittering on 183

16 Travel sickness 193

17 You can take the girl out of Blackburn … 205

18 I recognise you … 218

19 Fainting goats 226

20 Born again 238

Acknowledgements 247

Picture credits 249

Index 251

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