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Amazing Pace

Author: McMullen, Paul

Publisher: Rodale Books

List Price:$24.95
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Amazing Pace : Before he was old enough to have a driver's license, Michael Phelps had a world record. Before he ever took a college class or turned 20, he had earned distinction by winning 8 medals - 6 gold and 2 bronze - at the Athens Olympics, the most in non-boycotted Games. Along the way, he captivated an American television audience and confounded the critics who questioned his ambition. Amazing Pace provides the most revealing look yet at a young man who became a world-class athlete before he had the chance to grow up - by respected Baltimore Sun journalist Paul McMullen, who followed Phelps's rise from an obscure 14-year-old to the most scrutinized competitor at the world's biggest sporting even. Paul McMullen's 5 years of observation add dramatic context to the life of a young athlete whose rise to prominence coincided with the tumult of the first Summer Olympics after 9/11.

Category   Subject
Biography & Autobiography   Sports

ISBN 13:9781594863264
ISBN 10:1594863261
Size:9.10" l x 6.10" w x 1.00" h
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