My Story

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Penguin UK, May 24, 2012 - Biography & Autobiography - 288 pages

Enter the enthralling world of Tom Daley in My Story - medallist in the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Tom had the whole country behind him when he won bronze at the Olympics this year. A double Commonwealth gold medal winner, he is one of the sport's most exciting athletes. But there is also a heartbreaking and inspiring story of a young man coping with the death of his father whilst under the glare of the world's media spotlight.

In this, Tom's first official memoir, he offers unprecedented access to the pressures, challenges and fascinating experiences of a world-class Olympian. From his day-to-day schedule, to his hobbies and family life, to sharing his hopes and dreams in the build up to the London Olympics, this book offers a unique chance to get close to Tom. The face of the Olympics, and host of ITV show splash, Tom is loved by the nation. My Story features exclusive photography of Tom Daley, both personal and newly commissioned, in the ultimate book for the 2012 Olympics.

Tom Daley starting diving at the age of seven. He was the youngest competitor in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, and won two gold medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. In 2012, he was a bronze medallist at the Olympics in London.


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The best book i have ever read it made me cry its a boom for anyone whos intrested in tom or diving its full of great pictures its a must read!!

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Best book if ever read it was really inspirational he's an amazing diver love him xxx

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Diving In
Mastering the Basics
Going International
Climbing Higher and Higher
Learning To Face My Fears
Qualifying For Beijing
In The Public Eye
Coming Home
A Different Kind of Challenge
Being Crowned World Champ
Setbacks and Triumphs
The Cancer Battle
Losing Dad
Looking To 2012

The 2008 Olympics
Flying The GB Flag
He just wanted a decent book to read

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Born in 1994, Tom Daley started diving at the age of seven. Specializing in the 10 metre platform event, he became the youngest British World Champion in any sport to come first in the FINA World Championships. He represented Great Britain at the 2008 Summer Olympics, where he was Britain's youngest competitor. Tom won two gold medals for England at the 2010 Commonwealth Games in the 10 metre synchro diving and the 10 metre individual platform competition. In 2007, 2009 and 2010, he was named BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year. Tom lives with his family in Plymouth and is currently training for the 2012 London Olympics.

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