Describes how young women from North and South Korea, as well as Americans and Canadians of Korean descent, joined together to form the 2018 Korean women’s Olympic ice hockey team.
Traces the efforts of four American athletes from disparate backgrounds to win the gold medal for bobsledding during the 1932 Olympics, profiling how the American public, deep in the grip of the Great Depression, rallied around their achievements.
Shares the history of the Olympics, from their reinvention in Athens in 1896 to Rio in 2016, highlighting how they have been affected by domestic and international conflicts and revealing the origins of Olympic traditions.
The captain of the 1980 U.S. Men’s Olympic Hockey team traces his blue-collar upbringing in Massachusetts, minor-league achievements and encounters with such individuals as Al Michaels, Herb Brooks and an elite array of Russian Hall of Famers.
The behind-the-scenes story of the controversial 2002 Olympic pairs skating competition discusses the human dramas surrounding the event and the scandalous confession of a corrupt judge that led to the unprecedented awarding of a second gold medal.
Twelve-year-old figure skater Ana strives to win competitions while learning about gender identity–Ana’s own and that of a new friend–and how to navigate the best path forward.
Shows readers how the Winter Olympic Games, which officially started in 1924, became a phenomenal worldwide event watched by millions, and covers its many highs and lows.
Realizing her dream of competing in the Olympics after years of training and sacrifice, figure skater Espi is frustrated by intrusive media attention, a schedule that separates her from her friends and sophisticated teammates who doubt her abilities, a situation that is further complicated by her attraction to two boys and a near-impossible, medal-securing jump.
In this action-packed biography, readers will learn about the life and career of Olympic gold medalist and snowboarder Chloe Kim, who is the only athlete to have won three gold medals at the X Games before turning 16.