CHRIS CARMICHAEL, Lance Armstrong's longtime coach and founder of Carmichael Training Systems Inc., was named the U.S. Olympic Committee's Coach of the Year in 1999. He is the coauthor of The Lance Armstrong Performance Program and author of the "New York Times" bestseller "Chris Carmichael's Food for Fitness: Eat Right to Train Right," He lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
JIM RUTBERG has been working closely with Chris Carmichael for more than 7 years, starting as an athlete and then progressing to pro coach and director of publishing for Carmichael Training Systems, Inc. They have collaborated on four other books including the national bestseller "Chris Carmichael's Food for Fitness: Eat Right to Train Right," He lives in Colorado Springs, Colorado.
Lance Armstrong is a seven-time winner of the Tour de France and fulltime cancer fighter. He oversees the Lance Armstrong Foundation, a nonprofit organization that assists cancer patients around the world with managing and surviving the disease. He won the first of his record-setting seven Tour de France wins after surviving a nearly fatal bout with testicular cancer. In 2008, he was named one of "Time "magazine's 100 Most Influential People. He lives in Austin, Texas.
GRAHAM WATSON, renowned for his stunning views of competitive cycling, is the sport's premier photographer. He has produced several volumes of his gorgeous photographs, including 20 Years of Cycling Photography.