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9 Athletes to Watch in the 2018 Winter Olympics

Audiobook

The 2018 Winter Olympics will be the stage for many compelling stories. Athletes like Ashley Wagner and Sven Kramer are windows into hidden social phenomena, from figure skating's eating disorders to the Dutch obsession with speed skating. Controversies like the Russian doping scandal, the NHL player ban, and the question of whether North Korea will compete or disrupt are creating human drama that affects thousands of athletes. Paralympic athlete Oksana Masters' story of overcoming great odds to challenge for Olympic gold will inspire listeners. Other competitors, like Lindsey Vonn and Lizzy Yarnold, are simply living legends in the sports of downhill skiing and skeleton. Get pumped up for what's shaping up to be the most dramatic winter games ever!


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Publisher: Dreamscape Media, LLC
Edition: Unabridged

OverDrive Listen audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781520099965
  • File size: 98727 KB
  • Release date: January 30, 2018
  • Duration: 03:28:39

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781520099965
  • File size: 98727 KB
  • Release date: January 30, 2018
  • Duration: 03:28:39
  • Number of parts: 4

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OverDrive Listen audiobook
MP3 audiobook

Languages

English

The 2018 Winter Olympics will be the stage for many compelling stories. Athletes like Ashley Wagner and Sven Kramer are windows into hidden social phenomena, from figure skating's eating disorders to the Dutch obsession with speed skating. Controversies like the Russian doping scandal, the NHL player ban, and the question of whether North Korea will compete or disrupt are creating human drama that affects thousands of athletes. Paralympic athlete Oksana Masters' story of overcoming great odds to challenge for Olympic gold will inspire listeners. Other competitors, like Lindsey Vonn and Lizzy Yarnold, are simply living legends in the sports of downhill skiing and skeleton. Get pumped up for what's shaping up to be the most dramatic winter games ever!


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