Thomas Dekker's 'The Descent' Book Review

Joe Robinson Friday, April 13, 2018 - 16:29 As honest as they come, Decker surpasses Tyler Hamilton when it comes to cycling's doping shock factor 5.0 / 5 Doping is cycling's forbidden fruit. We tell ourselves it's behind us and that we are done discussing it. Then it comes up again and we can't help ourselves all over again. That said, most of us had moved on from discussing the days of Rabobank, Eufemiano Fuentes and Thomas Dekker. That was until the latter released a tell-all book detailing his whirlwind career of cycling and doping in the sport's 'dirtiest' days. Now with a translation in to English, it is likely this book will thrust the 'D' word straight back in to our consciousness and so it should. That's because for me, Dekker's The Descent tops Tyler Hamilton's The Secret Race as the most groundbreaking narrative of doping in the professional ...

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