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Raw speed : my autobiography / Tai Woffinden with Peter Oakes.

By: Woffinden, Tai.
Contributor(s): Oakes, Peter [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : John Blake, 2017Description: xvi, 263 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781786062789; 178606278X.Subject(s): Woffinden, Tai | Motorcyclists -- Great Britain -- Biography | Speedway motorcycle racingGenre/Form: Autobiographies.DDC classification: 796.75092 Summary: Triple Speedway World Champion and former captain of the Great British speedway team, Tai Woffinden is one of the sport's biggest stars. Following in his late father's footsteps, Tai Woffinden made his name as a notable Speedway rider. Known for his speed on the tracks and his quirky tattoos, Woffinden is a popular figure within the sport. He has over 55,000 followers on Twitter, where he posts frequent pictures of himself and fiancee Faye, whom he married in late 2016. With a vast array of titles to his name, including youngest ever World Champion, achieved at the age of twenty-three, Woffinden has come a long way from his Scunthorpe roots. However, he has not been without his share of struggles. In 2010, Woffinden lost his father to cancer, which, combined with internal issues within his team, resulted in a difficult season. His autobiography provides an eye-opening insight into the life of one of speedway's most exciting talents.
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The autobiography of triple Speedway World Champion and former captain of the Great British speedway team, Tai Woffinden.


Triple Speedway World Champion and former captain of the Great British speedway team, Tai Woffinden is one of the sport's biggest stars. Following in his late father's footsteps, Tai Woffinden made his name as a notable Speedway rider. Known for his speed on the tracks and his quirky tattoos, Woffinden is a popular figure within the sport. He has over 55,000 followers on Twitter, where he posts frequent pictures of himself and fiancee Faye, whom he married in late 2016. With a vast array of titles to his name, including youngest ever World Champion, achieved at the age of twenty-three, Woffinden has come a long way from his Scunthorpe roots. However, he has not been without his share of struggles. In 2010, Woffinden lost his father to cancer, which, combined with internal issues within his team, resulted in a difficult season. His autobiography provides an eye-opening insight into the life of one of speedway's most exciting talents.