Beryl Burton beat men, crushed the female field, butted heads with racer daughter...and never turned pro.
The Tour de France winner crisscrossed Italy on his bike, delivering messages and documents to the underground, and saved hundreds of Jews.
An explorer, spy, swordsman, snake-handler, master of 29 languages, and practicing yogi, Burton wrote the book on being a badass.
Annie Londonderrry did it in 15 months on a bet and a whim?or did she? Her tale mixes lies, deceit, and legit badassery.
And then climbed it. And then rode home to Sweden.