“Range is an urgent and important book, an essential read for bosses, parents, coaches, and anyone who cares about improving performance.”
The Sports Gene
“I can’t remember a book that has fascinated, educated—and provoked—me as much as The Sports Gene. Epstein has changed forever the way we measure elite athletes and their achievements.” —Malcolm Gladwell, bestselling author of Blink and Outliers
The debate is as old as physical competition. Are stars like Usain Bolt, Michael Phelps, and Serena Williams genetic freaks put on Earth to dominate their respective sports? Or are they simply normal people who overcame their biological limits through sheer force of will and obsessive training?