‘You can’t be too vain to gain if you want to swim the Channel’: Marathon swimming and the construction of heroic fatness

Throsby, K (2015) ‘You can’t be too vain to gain if you want to swim the Channel’: Marathon swimming and the construction of heroic fatness. International Review for the Sociology of Sport, 50 (7). pp. 769-784. ISSN 1461-7218

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  • Throsby, K
Copyright, Publisher and Additional Information: © The Author(s) 2013. This is an author produced version of a paper published in International Review for the Sociology of Sport. Uploaded in accordance with the publisher's self-archiving policy.
Keywords: marathon swimming; heroic fatness; sport; obesity; gender
Dates:
  • Published: November 2015
  • Published (online): 5 July 2013
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law (Leeds) > School of Sociology and Social Policy (Leeds)
Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 11 Aug 2016 08:23
Last Modified: 31 Oct 2016 12:37
Published Version: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1012690213494080
Status: Published
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Identification Number: https://doi.org/10.1177/1012690213494080

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