About the Book
Following his historic achievements at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, this book is a tribute to Britain's greatest gymnast Max Whitlock. With 94 pages and 134 images the book is a must have for all who love the sport and will be a valuable souvenir of this gymnast's career. With images by Eileen Langsley and Thomas Schreyer and text by Dwight Normile the message comes through in the most authoritative way possible. Max's own words are used as well as those of his coach Scott Hann. The story it taken up in 2010 when Max first burst onto the international scene and ends with his outstanding achievements in Rio.
A sports photographer for over 35 years, Eileen Langsley has covered 12 Olympic Games and numerous major events in a wide variety of sports. Specialising in Gymnastics, Figure Skating, Women's Sports and Olympic Sports her work has featured in many magazines and books. She was the official photographer to the International Gymnastics Federation and the UK Women's Sports Foundation for 20 years.