Lindsey Vonn: Olympic Champion

Lindsey Vonn: Olympic Champion

by Sarah Tieck

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Lindsey Vonn: Olympic Champion by Sarah Tieck

Colorful graphics, oversized photographs, and short, engaging sentences draw reluctant readers in to the fascinating life of Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn! This book introduces readers to Vonn's childhood, family background, rise to fame, and future plans. Readers will learn about Vonn's journey to become professional skier, from her father's early lessons to her break into international races. Vonn's performances in the 2002 and 2006 Winter Olympics are covered, leading up to her first Olympic gold medal at the 2010 Olympics. Vonn's World Cup wins are highlighted, including her prize cow after a 2005 win in Val d'Isere, France. Vonn's marriage to fellow skier Thomas Vonn, her friendship with competitor Maria Reisch, and her hobbies are also included. Features include table of contents, maps, "Did You Know" facts, a "Snapshot" page with vital information, a glossary with phonetics, and an index.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781616139780
Publisher: ABDO Publishing Company
Publication date: 09/01/2010
Series: Big Buddy Biographies Set 5
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 1,174,527
Product dimensions: 9.40(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 7 - 9 Years

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