A World-Class Sprinter

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Heinemann-Raintree Library, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 48 pages
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Looks at the skills, training, and determination needed to become a champion sprinter, covering such topics as fighting fatigue, building endurance, and recovering from injuries.

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Starting young
Flying starts
Maintaining speed
Building endurance

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Clive Gifford is a highly experienced journalist and author with over 170 books published and more than 800 features and stories written for adults and children. Clive is an unique author who likes to work in both fiction and non-fiction. Perhaps this reflects his unusual life which, so far, has seen him travel to over 70 countries, be held hostage in Colombia, go parachuting, coach several sports and run a computer games company. His title,The Official Rugby World Cup 2015 Fact File, made The New Zealand Best Seller List.

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