Overview:Their Greatest Victory: 24 Athletes Who Overcame Disease, Disability and Injury - The book tells the dramatic stories of 24 remarkable athletes who overcame seemingly insurmountable medical adversities to attain athletic success. A separate chapter is devoted to each, relating how that athlete developed the problem, what medical issues arose, how success was achieved despite the setback, and what personal qualities enabled the athlete to prevail.The book is divided into two parts. Part I includes 15 athletes who dealt with life-threatening diseases, major childhood illnesses or physical disabilities, relating their dramatic comebacks from cancer (Jeff Blatnick, Jon Lester, Babe Didrikson Zaharias), Type I diabetes (Gary Hall, Jr., Ron Santo), other debilitating diseases (Gail Devers, Alice Marble, Alonzo Mourning, Wilma Rudolph), childhood illnesses (Scott Hamilton, Bobby Jones, Doris Hart), and disabilities (Jim Abbott, Dummy Hoy, Harry Greb). Part II includes nine athletes who were involved in nearly fatal or life-changing accidents or endured career-threatening injuries as adults, relating their gripping comebacks. Glenn Cunningham, Three-Finger Brown, Bill Toomey, Mike Burton, Ben Hogan, and Greg LeMond experienced nearly fatal or life-changing accidents, while Lou Brissie, Rocky Bleier, and Tommy John battled back from severe injuries.

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725645-9780786473052. It was written by the following authors: David L. Porter. Book Their Greatest Victory: 24 Athletes Who Overcame Disease, Disability and Injury, which can be read online, published by the company: McFarland & CoInc. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Sports Books, True Stories, Biography. The book was published on 2013-08-30 00:00:00. It has 304 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 544 g. File for download Their Greatest Victory: 24 Athletes Who Overcame Disease, Disability and Injury has PDF format and is called their-greatest-victory-24-athletes-who-overcame-disease-disability-and-injury.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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