Women of Sports: The best of the best in gymnastics

Front Cover
Millbrook Press, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 64 pages
0 Reviews
An introduction to women's gymnastics is followed by a brief history which focuses on some of the sport's past stars and pioneers. Each of eight chapters features an athlete with information on her early on her early life, how she got to where she is today, her athletic accomplishments, quotes from her and about her, a tip or playing technique, statistical charts, and, most important, a defining moment in her athletic career. Featured athletes are Simona Aminar, Vanessa Atler, Dominique Dawes, Ling Jie, Svetlana Khorkina, Kristin Maloney, Shannon Miller, Dominique Moceanu. The final chapter of the book will look at the future of the sport and identify some up-and-coming stars.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.


Chapter Page
Dominique Dawes 26
Kris Maloney 44

1 other sections not shown

Common terms and phrases

About the author (1999)

Rutledge is part of a confederation of freelance writers, editors, graphic artists, and photographers.

Bibliographic information