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- The Beautiful Chaos of Fiji’s Olympic Dream
- By: Ben Ryan
- Narrated by: Ben Ryan
- Length: 8 hrs and 46 mins
It is late summer 2013. Ben Ryan, a red-haired, 40-something, spectacle-wearing Englishman, is given 20 minutes to decide whether he wants to coach Fiji's rugby sevens team, with the aim of taking them to the nation's first-ever Olympic medal. He has never been to Fiji. There has been no discussion of contracts or salary. But he knows that no one plays rugby like the men from these isolated Pacific islands, just as no one plays football like the kids from the Brazilian favelas, or no one runs as fast as the boys and girls from Jamaica's boondocks.
- By Owen1799 on 09-01-2020
I read the book and also listened to this audio version. Love it and love Ben’s love for Fiji, the people and culture. It’s amazing what goes on behind the scenes. Things that us as fans are not aware of. We love you Ratu!
If you’re looking for a good read that has love, passion, “rags to riches” roller coaster adventure of emotions then this one is a goodie!