Life in the Saddle

Author(s): Alwyn Torenbeek

Sport & Fitness

'It doesn't matter if there are four thousand people watching or just four - you're a horseman, roughrider, entertainer. At that moment, rodeo has you bitten and it doesn't let you go. You just want another ride. I remember them all and how it all started.'
Alwyn Torenbeek's - the Kokotunga Kid - left his outback hometown at fourteen, looking for adventure. He took with him a bushman's spirit, an uncanny natural ability for horseriding and a determination to succeed. By the time he was 21, he was a national and international rodeo champion.
When fate put an end to his roughriding career, Alwyn went on to be a stockman, drover and station manager. A devoted family man, he was encouraged to take up endurance riding by his great friend, the legendary R.M. Williams, and is still competing more than four decades later.
A riveting tale of adventure, romance, tradegy and mateship, Alwyn's story is also a tribute to the outback and the characters who make it special. From Winton to Wanganui, this is the ride of a lifetime.
'A non-stop adventure and an amazing insight into a by-gone era.' Queensland Times

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General Fields

  • : 9780143572565
  • : Penguin Group Australia
  • : UNKNOWN
  • : January 2015
  • : 19.80 cmmm X 12.90 cmmm
  • : March 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : en
  • : Paperback
  • : Paperback
  • : 288
  • : 288
  • : Alwyn Torenbeek
  • : Alwyn Torenbeek
  • : en