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Go, Gwen, Go: A Family's Journey to Olympic Gold

By Nancy Jorgensen
Hardcover
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Product Details

Author:
Nancy Jorgensen
Publisher:
Meyer & Meyer Sport
Format:
Hardcover
ISBN-13:
9781782551911
Release Date:
October 18, 2019
Pages:
300
Narrated in alternating voices by mother Nancy and sister Elizabeth, Go, Gwen, Go: A Midwest Family’s Journey to Olympic Gold is an inspiring story about Olympian Gwen Jorgensen and her family. This memoir introduces readers to a young woman of modest athletic achievements who uses desire and discipline to attain the ultimate in sport—the Olympic gold. Readers will enter the secret world of Olympic training, professional coaching, international travel, sponsor funding, anti-doping requirements, athlete nutrition, and sports physiotherapy. This book will take them inside the personal life of a professional athlete, complete with family crises and holiday celebrations. In this inspiring story, Gwen Jorgensen and her family grow together, from average to Olympian.