Rick Broadbent writes on a range of sports for The Times. He has worked at the Olympic Games, the Winter Olympics, football and rugby World Cups, Wimbledon, Formula One, MotoGP, World Athletics Championships, Commonwealth Games and all golf majors, visiting over 40 countries for his work. The only Times journalist to interview the mute wrestler Kendo Nagasaki, he has been nominated as SJA feature writer of the year and has been shortlisted three times for the William Hill book prize. This is his first book for children. He lives in Bournemouth.