Proud: My Autobiography

Proud: My Autobiography


The inspiring actual tale of 1 of the 1st expert athletes to come back out whereas nonetheless playing

Gareth Thomas had all of it. He used to be a countrywide hero and a activities icon. He was once a pace-setter of guys, the captain of Wales and the British Lions. To him, rugby was once an expression of cultural id, a sacred code. It was once no mere ball online game. It gave him every thing, other than the liberty to be himself. this is often the tale of a guy with a mystery that was once slowly killing him; a mystery that would devastate not just his personal existence however the lives of his spouse, relatives, associates, and teammates. the one position the place he may possibly locate any safe haven from the discomfort and guilt of the lie he used to be residing was once at the pitch, enjoying the game he enjoyed. yet all his luck didn’t make the tension of hiding who he quite used to be depart. His worry that telling the reality approximately his sexuality could lose him every little thing he enjoyed virtually despatched him over the sting. The deceit ended whilst Gareth grew to become the world’s such a lot popular athlete to return out as a homosexual guy. His gesture has bolstered strangers, and given him a clean standpoint. Gareth’s inspiring and relocating tale transcends the realm of activities to inform a common fact approximately feeling like an intruder, and dealing with as much as who you actually are. Proud was once shortlisted for the William Hill activities e-book of the yr Award 2014.

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