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[PDF / Epub] ☉ Proud Author Gareth Thomas – Babyandbeyondshow.co.uk WINNER British Sports Book Awards SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award Gareth Thomas had it all He was a national hero a sporting icon He was a leaderWINNER British Sports Book Awards SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR Shortlisted for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award Gareth Thomas had it all He was a national hero a sporting icon He was a leader of men captain of Wales and the British Lions To him rugby was an expression of cultural identity a sacred code It was no mere ball game It gave him everything except the freedom to be himselfThis is the story o.

F a man with a secret that was slowly killing him Something that might devastate not only his own life but the lives of his wife family friends and teammates The only place where he could find any refuge from the pain and guilt of the lie he was living was on the pitch playing the sport he loved But all his success didn’t make the strain of hiding who he really was go away His fear that telling the truth ab.

eBook Gareth Thomas Ä Proud PDF à Ä

eBook Gareth Thomas Ä Proud PDF à Ä

proud pdf Proud PDFF a man with a secret that was slowly killing him Something that might devastate not only his own life but the lives of his wife family friends and teammates The only place where he could find any refuge from the pain and guilt of the lie he was living was on the pitch playing the sport he loved But all his success didn’t make the strain of hiding who he really was go away His fear that telling the truth ab.

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  1. CrabbyPatty CrabbyPatty says:

    eBook Gareth Thomas Ä Proud PDF à Ä proud pdf, Proud PDFThis is Gareth Thomas and this is Gareth Thomas has been said of rugby If there is no blood on the line it is not rugby league Gareth Thomas was 6'3 of fiercely competitive muscle and sinew utterly confident in his ability to play the aggressive full contact sport played with little or no padding As a captain he led by example and backbreaking hard work He was a national hero becoming the first Welshman to win 100 caps in rugby union play On the rugby pitch he was the master of his destiny But off the field Gareth Thomas was almost brought to suicide by t


  2. Ming Wei Ming Wei says:

    eBook Gareth Thomas Ä Proud PDF à Ä proud pdf, Proud PDFA very personal book highlights the preasure of living in the public eye where every part of your life is judged I think Gareth as become a standard bearer for many people a person to look up and respect A very good book that is interesting to read a very detail and personal account of his life to date a very good rugby player who


  3. Gary Willmott Gary Willmott says:

    eBook Gareth Thomas Ä Proud PDF à Ä proud pdf, Proud PDFA truly superb book incredibly well written and truly inspiringI was always a fan of Gareth Thomas even though he played for the wrong team not a euphemism a true giant among rugby men When he came out as gay when he was still in the rugby environment my estimation of him increased even I read this in three sittings and I have never been so moved inspired or engaged by a sports autob


  4. Sophie (RedheadReading) Sophie (RedheadReading) says:

    eBook Gareth Thomas Ä Proud PDF à Ä proud pdf, Proud PDFThis is probably one of the most honest autobiographies I've read He seems to give so much of himself in the telling of it and I find myself coming away with a lot of respect for the man I particularly enjoyed the chapter which shared the stories and letters of people who


  5. Simon Simon says:

    eBook Gareth Thomas Ä Proud PDF à Ä proud pdf, Proud PDFThere’s an easy joke to be made here that it’s surprising that every professional rugby player hasn’t come out than that one has Your average lock forward spends most of a game with his hands or head between another man’s legs or buried under a pile of muddied man meat while we’re told about a tour early in Gareth Thomas’s club career on which players rubbed hot sauce into each other’s genitals and arse cracks as some kind of initiation Meanwhile Lawrence Dallaglio is banging on the Wales dressing room door after England had beaten them in the Six Nations screaming that they’d been ‘dicked’ And so on and so forthBut this is of course far too serious and pe


  6. Andrew Andrew says:

    eBook Gareth Thomas Ä Proud PDF à Ä proud pdf, Proud PDFThere are many very good sporting biographies and those I have read recently such as Victoria Pendleton's and brian Moore's demonstrate that behind excellence in a world that reuires a commitment beyond the understanding of the reader and often hidden demons In Gareth Thomas's story the first chapter sees him debating whether to kill himself after telling his wife about his homosexuality Through the book we then follow his story from a childhood whilst well loved he clearly has issues around anger which find release in the masculine evironment of the rugby world For readers who love rugby stories this element takes second place to the emotional turmoil that Thomas goes through over the years and most poignant of all is the acceptance that he receives from his teammates when h


  7. Andrea Rudge Andrea Rudge says:

    eBook Gareth Thomas Ä Proud PDF à Ä proud pdf, Proud PDFThis is one of the best autobiographies I have read It is beautifully written by Thomas and Michael Calvin in an easy to read straightforward no nonsense manner but is also often poetic The book is brutally honest and frank about his strengths and weaknesses is emotive but is not mawkish or sentimental There is a lot of raw emotion here which moved me to tears on than one occasion but there is humour too It is not a poor me tale in fact he is most often extremely too hard on himself and some of his behaviourAs an autobiography of a rugby player there is obviously a fair amount of rugby talk but in my opinion not so muc


  8. MRS EMMA JEFFREY MRS EMMA JEFFREY says:

    eBook Gareth Thomas Ä Proud PDF à Ä proud pdf, Proud PDFA brilliant book for all older boys young men to read and reread to gain confidence in being who they want to be Also a fascinating insight into the worlds of rugby union and league A heartbreaking heartwarming story of family too


  9. Jonathan Jonathan says:

    eBook Gareth Thomas Ä Proud PDF à Ä proud pdf, Proud PDFAnybody who knows me will know that I do not often read sports biographies Gareth Thomas's autobiography is moving and heartfelt well written and appealing both to rugby fans and those interested in coming out stories that have affected the way the world perceives gay men There are dark times right from the word go and reading Gareth's story it is no wonder that so many professional sports people find it so difficult to make that decision to let the world know about their true selvesI saw a programme about 18 months before reading his book where Gareth Thomas discussed his life his career and coming out and he struck me as a man who was still not entirely comfortable in his skin Reading this book made me happy to think that his journey has improved and that hopefully his future will get even better This is a great book for any young person gay or straight who wants to know the kind of pressures a professional sports career can put on you and also that being honest and upfront about yo


  10. J. James J. James says:

    eBook Gareth Thomas Ä Proud PDF à Ä proud pdf, Proud PDFI had his expectations for this book as I have always felt so proud of Gareth Thomas when he made the decision to come out and because I knew our lives were similar The uality of writing was good but apparently it was co written There were elements I could relate to being a fellow Welshman and some parts such as


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