Learn the secrets of the Black Cactus and elevate your running with Abdi’s inspirational approach.
Abdi’s World is a quirky place where the only American distance athlete to qualify for five Olympics shares the stories that shaped his enduring love of running and his laid-back approach to life. Enter Abdi’s World to join him on his insightful journey—and see what happens when you meet his stride.
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“A lighthearted and engaging memoir by a celebrated runner and Olympic athlete.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Abdi emerges as a garrulous, fun-loving personality, comfortable in his own skin, loyal to his friends, utterly committed to running excellence, and a proud citizen of his adopted country.” —Ed Fox, Track & Field News book review
“Abdi is a natural storyteller and a gritty performer.” —Deena Kastor, Olympic medalist and American record holder, marathon
“Abdi has a “go-big” approach to life and running, and now readers will get to experience his positive mindset firsthand.” —Meb Keflezighi, 2004 Olympic Marathon silver medalist, 2014 Boston Marathon winner
“Abdi knows how to run with the best athletes in the world, but more importantly, he knows how to live a life full of joy, optimism, and love.” —Ryan Hall, American record holder in the half marathon