Title: The Long Program: Skating Towards Life's ...
Publisher: Pocket Books, New York
Publication Date: 1999
Book Condition: As new
Dust Jacket Condition: As new
Signed: Inscribed by author
Edition: First edition...
Book Type: book
Intimate memoir of athlete, wife, mother, role model, and cancer survivor, Peggy Fleming. The Olympic gold medalist writes about the discipline she cultivated as a young skater and her fascinating life story as she shares her secrets to serenity and success. Like new, first printing, signed and inscribed by Peggy. Size: 6½" - 9¾" First Printing 0.0 First Printing First Printing. Bookseller Inventory # 272986
Synopsis: In the 1968 Olympic Winter Games Peggy Fleming not only captured the United States' only gold medal, but a country's collective heart as well. A young woman who embodied both stunning athleticism and magnificent grace, Peggy Fleming reluctantly became an instant celebrity. In the decades that followed, she also triumphed off the ice -- commentating for ABC Sports and nurturing a long-standing marriage while raising two sons.
Fleming's toughest challenge of all came in 1998 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Here, she candidly details her courageous physical and emotional battle and explains what compelled her to become an outspoken promoter of breast cancer awareness. A moving memoir that earns the highest marks, The Long Program is both a portrait of a remarkable woman and a collection of inspiring lessons on how each of us can be our best.
About the Author: Peggy Fleming has won five U.S. figure skating titles, three world titles, and an Olympic gold medal. In 1994, Sports Illustrated named her one of their "40 for the Ages -- 40 individuals who have most significantly altered or elevated the world of sports in the last 40 years." She was the only figure skater and one of four women chosen. She continues to work as an on-air analyst for ABC Sports and has become a national spokesperson for breast cancer awareness. She lives in the San Francisco Bay area with her husband and two sons.
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