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  • Hachette Australia
  • Hachette Australia

Casey Stoner: Pushing the Limits

Casey Stoner

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Australia, Autobiography: general, Autobiography: sport, Memoirs, Prose: non-fiction, Motorcycles: general interest, Motor sports, Motorcycle racing

The bestselling autobiography of Casey Stoner, Australia's two-time world MotoGP Champion.

Shortlisted in the Outstanding Sports Writing Award category at the British Sports Book Awards, 2014.

'If you never give up, anything can happen'. Casey Stoner

Showing anything is possible when determination meets talent, two-time World MotoGP champion Casey Stoner shares his inspirational journey from Queensland toddler, with an extraordinary ability on a motorbike, to his decision to retire at twenty-seven with nothing left to prove.

For the first time, he tells of his early family life, the development of his riding skills and why, when he was only fourteen years old, his parents decided to sell everything and travel from Australia to Europe to chase the dream and support his aim to become World Champion.

As fearless with his opinions as he is on the racetrack, Casey includes all the highs and lows of his life so far: the real reason he left for Europe so young, his thoughts on the riders' hierarchy, the politics of racing, the importance of family, his battle with illness and why he decided to turn his back on a multimillion-dollar contract when he was still winning. And he lets us in on some of the new goals he set for himself.

PUSHING THE LIMITS is a unique and remarkable account of self-sacrifice and determination to succeed against the odds, the inspiring story of a young Australian who took on the world on his terms, his way. . . and won.

'An epic story of single-minded determination, steely resolve and ridiculous courage . . . A fine read.'

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Praise for Casey Stoner: Pushing the Limits

  • An epic story of single-minded determination, steely resolve and ridiculous courage . . . A fine read. - INSIDE SPORT

  • Now you can read about his journey, in his own words, with input from his mentors, crew, doctors and family . . . a clear, honest, insider's story about how the boy wonder beat the odds to become the world's fastest - WEST AUSTRALIAN

  • A unique and remarkable account of self-sacrifice and determination to succeed. - GOOD READING

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Casey Stoner

Casey Stoner is a retired Australian professional motorcycle racer, and a two-time MotoGP World Champion, in 2007 and 2011. For more information, visit and follow Casey Stoner on Twitter at

Co-author Matthew Roberts is a sports journalist and television presenter with over fifteen years of experience in the MotoGP paddock. Host of the BBC's live coverage of the series, he has also co-hosted the Super Bowl live coverage and reported for the BBC's football programmes, as well as presenting coverage of the famous Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy) race for ITV. From 2001 to 2005 he became the recognised voice of MotoGP around the world thanks to his role as lead commentator on the live world feed, which was broadcast on networks around the world, including Fox Sports in Australia.

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