No Journey Too Tough: My Record-Breaking Attempt To Race In 10 Marathons In 65 Days Across 7 Continents (English)
Dr William Tan contracted polio when he was two and became paralysed from the waist down. Dr Tan is an accomplished sportsman who is dedicated to championing as well as fundraising for charities locally and internationally through his ultra-marathon endeavours around the world for the past 20 years. In his book, hee documented his journey into a book which could help many patients battling cancer. Despite his handicap, and a humble family background, he went on to become a neuroscientist and a medical doctor, winning scholarships to Harvard and Oxford. He also became Singapore's best-known Paralympic wheelchair athlete. In the spirit of Singapore’s 50th Independence Day also known as SG50, he donated the profits from the sale of the 9,500 copies available to 50 charities across the island.
Paperback, 208 pages
Published 2006 by National University of Singapore
More Challenges, More Vigour (Mandarin)