Rupert Guinness

Rupert Guinness is a senior sports writer for the Sydney Morning Herald. He writes about rugby union, cycling and rowing has covered 20 Tours de France. Married and living in Sydney, Guinness was awarded a Walkley Award commendation in 2001 for his inside story for The Australian on the 1999/2000 Sydney to Hobart yacht race where he crewed - without ever having sailed before - as a grinder on board the line honours-winning maxi yacht Nicorette. A former triathlete, club cyclist and elite lightweight rower, Guinness still rides and runs in marathons. He has written thirteen books.

Books by Rupert Guinness

George Smith

Published: August 2011

From the villages of Tonga to the most capped Wallaby forward of all time - the life of rugby legend, George Smith.

What a Ride

Published: June 2011

An updated, behind the scenes story of the Tour de France and the evolution of Australian riders from a curiosity to a major force to be reckoned with in the world's greatest bike race.

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