Just Three Words: Athlete, Mother, Survivor, How One Brave Woman -Against All Odds- Wins the Race of Her Life

Just Three Words: Athlete, Mother, Survivor, How One Brave Woman -Against All Odds- Wins the Race of Her Life

by Karen Newman

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ISBN-13: 9780825307799
Publisher: Beaufort Books, Incorporated
Publication date: 03/21/2016
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Karen Newman is an inspirational speaker, world record-breaking triathlete and survivor of two life-threatening diseases. Karen has been featured in numerous publications and shows, and has lectured all over the country. She has also received many awards, such as the Connecticut Sportswriter’s Association’s “Courage Award,” and American Cancer Society’s “Determination Champion” for her tireless charitable efforts.

Karen is a seven-time All-American triathlete and was the 2012 Silver Medalist and top American finisher at the Age Group Triathlon World Championships in Auckland, NZ. She followed in 2013 as a gold medalist for the United States in both triathlon and the 5k road race at the National Senior Games in Cleveland, OH, and then repeated with golds in both events at the Huntsman World Senior Games, while breaking the world record in the women’s triathlon there.

As a triathlon coach and Registered Dietitian with a Master’s Degree in Clinical Nutrition, Karen has had a long career educating and encouraging people in health and nutrition, as well as on the track. A University of Vermont alumnae, she married her college sweetheart, Peter, and together they have three amazing boys—Stetson, Chase, and Trent—who inspired her to survive and thrive.

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Just Three Words: Athlete, Mother, Survivor, How One Brave Woman -Against All Odds- Wins the Race of Her Life 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
DBS1631 More than 1 year ago
A compelling story about one woman's fight for survival in the midst of her fight to win the world triathlon championships. Traveling back and forth through time, Newman shares a riveting story facing down the demons that haunt all of us just below the happy, shiny surface of our gold medals.
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Karen is sharing the important story of overcoming bulimia all over the country. The book is amazing.
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