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With sales of over 40,000 copies for the hardback, Close to Flying was one of Christmas 2009's bestselling books. Cadel Evans appeared at sold-out events across Australia and thrilled fans with his 2009 Cycling world Championship win. With his recent success at the Giro d`Italia, Cadel is again poised to be amongst the leaders in the coveted Tour de France in 2010. Cadel Evans: Close to flying is the behind the scenes story of the extraordinary dedication and hard work it takes to reach the highest level of elite sport. Cadel gives us a glimpse of the physical and psychological tests that are required to be the best, whilst giving an illuminating and fascinating look at the Tour de France - the teams; the climbs; the politics and the opponents that make it the most renowned cycling race in the world.