Champions: The Making of Olympic Swimmers

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Morrow, 1988 - Jeux olympiques - 237 pages
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Through the modern history of the sport of swimming, readers come to understand the mysteries of technique, training, and coaching while meeting the athletes and the coaches. Contains portraits of Rowdy Gaines, Mary T. Meagher, Mike O'Brien, and Dara Torres. Published to coincide with the 1988 Summer Olympics. 8 pages of photos.

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Champions: the making of Olympic swimmers

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Chambliss has written neither a technical manual nor a glorifying memoir, but instead presents a "news-reelish'' coverage of a sport that will appeal to the general reader rather than to swimming ... Read full review


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