Paul Salmon stands tall in any company. One of the most decorated big men ever to play in the AFL, who overcame career-threatening injury to play more than 300 games, Salmon is one of Australian football's enduring legends. A two-time premiership player at Essendon, Paul was a gifted champion who forged a highly successful business and happy family life in tandem with his football career. In five astonishing seasons with Hawthorn, he played 100 games, proved himself a valuable leader and had even the most hard-nosed judges at the club wishing he'd come years earlier. Paul Salmon's story is honest, illuminating and goes deeper than any other footballing autobiography. Here, for the first time, Paul gives his own account of:
* hitting the depths of despair and his resultant comeback after suffering a severe knee injury at the age of nineteen
* his relationship with master coach Kevin Sheedy
* his triumphant finish to a magnificent career Share in the highs and lows, the joys and frustrations of the Big Fish - one of the game's most popular.