From Broken Neck to Broken Records

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About the author:
Rose Marie Ray, author of SuperWomen Do IT Less..., is the significant other of Sandy Scott. She is a retired IT sales and marketing executive, innkeeper/owner, and management consultant. She devotes most of her time to riding her bicycles and competing in the State of Florida, State of Georgia, and and other Senior Games--local and national. She is a silver medal winner in triathlon at the 2011 Senior National Olympics and podiums in cycling. She is an active triathlete in Florida and enjoys running , swimming, and walking her dogs when she is not on her bike. She is a gold medal winner in time trials and road races and has represented the State of Florida at three Senior National Games. Sandy Scott, is a retired airline pilot, sky diver, aircraft sales executive, national masters running champion, and all-over Superman on a bicycle! He also has represented the State of Florida in Senior National Games. Together, they have created a contemporary reference manual and great story of surviving and thriving for racing time trials as master athletes. Sandy spends half of every day on a bike. Having shared all of the trauma of a broken neck, every day is a new beginning and is spent cycling and enjoying life in paradise.

Rose Marie wrote a book for women in transition-- "SuperWomen Do IT Less...A guide to having it all: children, a career, and a loving relationship which is available on Amazon. She was the 1992 Speaker in Resident for Texas Women's University, Denton, TX for her book and contribution to women in work. She continues to write and consults to the hospitality industry throughout the USA.

From Broken Neck to Broken Records

A Masters Cyclist's Guide to Winning

Authored by Rose Marie Ray, Sandy Scott

This is the story of Sandy Scott, his survival of a catastrophic broken neck during his fourth racing competition, and his determination and focus at getting back to racing his bicycle. After one year of excrutiating pain and riding a bicycle trainer in his garage, he exceeded his goal and won the State of Florida and USCF time trials and road races with record-breaking times, and he won the AMS Master Athlete Comeback of the Year Award in 2007 from "Geezerjock"/"Master Athlete" Magazine. The author, Rose Marie Ray, tells the story and then provides the secrets to cycling for fun and to win the gold medals that she and Sandy have been doing at local, national, and multiple state events. Chapters on bike maintenance, choosing the right bike and accessories, riding in a group, doing time trials, and other knowledge from six years of experience will help anyone interested in getting started. The sport is ideal for cardio workouts and having fun. Touring, riding a trail, or doing off road, cycling is for everyone and provides bikes where you can recline, use just your arms, or sit up in the standard position. It is easy on your body and gets you out and off of the couch! What a way to spend a beautiful day!

Publication Date:
0962936111 / 9780962936111
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Binding Type:
US Trade Paper
Trim Size:
6" x 9"
Black and White
Related Categories:
Sports & Recreation / Cycling / General

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