Lisa Tamati was the first New Zealand woman ever to complete the Badwater Ultramarathon through Death Valley. She discovered her love of ultrarunning while living in Europe and has completed most of the world's toughest endurance races. She now lives in her hometown of New Plymouth where, when she's not training, she works as a jeweller. Nicola McCloy is an Auckland based author who has written several books including the bestselling Whykickamoocow.
"A strong, endearing and very personal account of one woman's growth into extreme sports athleticism. There are even a few tips for those crazy enough to follow." --Australian Bookseller & Publisher Magazine