9 athletes to watch in the 2018 winter olympics / Kit Raya Ramgopal.
- ISBN: 9781520099965 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- ISBN: 1520099967 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (3hr., 26 min.)) : digital
- Edition: Unabridged.
- Publisher: [United States] : Dreamscape Media, LLC, 2018.
- Distributor: Made available through hoopla
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Read by Peter Berkrot.
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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