Great Moments in Olympic Skating, 1st Edition

  • Jo-Ann Barnas
  • Published By: ABDO Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1629686522
  • ISBN-13: 9781629686523
  • DDC: 796.9809
  • Grade Level Range: 5th Grade - 8th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released April 2015
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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Olympians compete in the colors of their country. Millions of fans around the world tune in to watch. And when everything goes just right, the performances are unforgettable. Great Moments in Olympic Sports tells the stories that define the Games — those of surprise and dominance, of inspiration and determination, of persistence and overcoming adversity. With colorful descriptions of memorable moments old and new, plus a glossary, additional resources, and more, these books will have readers on the edge of their seats awaiting the next opening ceremony.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Salt Lake City 2002 Sarah's Big Surprise.
2: St. Moritz 1948 an American Original.
3: Grenoble 1968 a Star is Born.
4: Calgary 1988 Battle of the Brians.
5: Lillehammer 1994 Worth the Wait.
6: Vancouver 2010 a New Standard in Short-Track.
7: Vancouver 2010 Gold for the Queen.
Great Olympians.
For More Information.
About the Author.