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Suzy Favor Hamilton Memoir Due to Be Released Next Month

August 29, 2015

"In this startling frank memoir, the Olympian recounts the journey to outrun her demons..."

By Megan Hetzel, Runner's World

Three-time Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton is set to release a new book called Fast Girl: A Life Spent Running from Madness on September 14. HarperCollins is publishing the memoir.

In December 2012, The Smoking Gun reported that Favor Hamilton worked as a paid escort in Las Vegas, charging $600 per hour. The announcement caused Favor Hamilton to lose sponsorships with runDisney and the Rock ’n’ Roll race series. Then in 2014, she returned to the public scene, running the LA Marathon as a charity runner while relaunching her website.

According to a summary on the HarperCollins website, Favor Hamilton will delve into how she suffered from bipolar disorder and manic depression throughout her track career in the 1990s. After she left the sport, a medication made her hypersexual, and Favor Hamilton decided to adopt a new identity by becoming an escort named “Kelly.”

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