Letters to a Young Gymnast : The Art of Mentoring
In Letters to a Young Gymnast , Nadia Comaneci tells how she found the inner strength to become a world-class athlete at such a young age. Now a woman of tremendous poise and self-assurance, she offers unique insights into the mind of a top competitor. From how to live after you've realized your dream to the necessity of a spirit forged with mettle," Comaneci's thoughts on athleticism and sacrifice are eye-opening.
- Paperback | 192 pages
- 127 x 200.66 x 10.16mm | 22.68g
- 08 Nov 2011
- INGRAM PUBLISHER SERVICES US
- BASIC BOOKS
- New York, United States
About Nadia Comaneci
Born in 1961 in Onesti, Romania, Nadia Comaneci made sports history during the 1976 Olympic Games by scoring the first perfect 10.00" in a gymnastics competition. Since defecting to the United States in 1989, she is an international spokesman for her sport as well as numerous charities. She lives in Norman, Oklahoma, with her husband, American gymnast Bart Conner.