Letters to a Young Gymnast

Letters to a Young Gymnast

by Nadia Comaneci

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Overview

In Letters to a Young Gymnast, Nadia Comaneci tells how she found the inner strength to become a world-class athlete at such a young age. Now a woman of tremendous poise and self-assurance, she offers unique insights into the mind of a top competitor. From how to live after you've realized your dream to the necessity of “a spirit forged with mettle,” Comaneci's thoughts on athleticism and sacrifice are eye-opening.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780465025053
Publisher: Basic Books
Publication date: 11/08/2011
Edition description: First Trade Paper Edition
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 500,400
Product dimensions: 4.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Born in 1961 in Onesti, Romania, Nadia Comaneci made sports history during the 1976 Olympic Games by scoring the first perfect “10.00” in a gymnastics competition. Since defecting to the United States in 1989, she is an international spokesman for her sport as well as numerous charities. She lives in Norman, Oklahoma, with her husband, American gymnast Bart Conner.

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