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Determined to Win: The Overcoming Spirit of Jean Driscoll [Paperback]

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Pages   224
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.28" Width: 5.51" Height: 0.62"
Weight:   0.6 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Aug 21, 2001
Publisher   Shaw Books
ISBN  0877881928  
EAN  9780877881926  


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Since 1990, Jean Driscoll has been one of the most inspiring leaders in women's sports. Her tenacity for winning at women's wheelchair racing has delivered her into the record books, and her charisma and enthusiasm for life has captured the hearts of audiences worldwide. Best known for her eight victories at the Boston Marathon and her two Olympic silver medals (1992, 1996), Jean has inspired both men and women, athletes and non-athletes, and those with and without physical disabilities. She's been featured on Good Morning America, ABC Nightline, and the Today Show, and twice in USA Today. A documentary highlighting Jean's life story, Against the Wind, has aired on over 400 PBS stations nationwide. In addition to training and racing, Jean serves as a corporate spokesperson for Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. As a motivational speaker, she delights in sharing her "Dream Big, Work Hard" message at conventions, corporations, schools, and with the media.

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Since 1990, Jean Driscoll has been one of the most inspiring leaders in women's sports. Her tenacity for winning at women's wheelchair racing has delivered her into the record books, and her charisma and enthusiasm for life has captured the hearts of audiences worldwide. Best known for her eight victories at the Boston Marathon and her two Olympic silver medals (1992, 1996), Jean has inspired both men and women, athletes and non-athletes, and those with and without physical disabilities. She's been featured on "Good Morning America, ABC Nightline, " and the "Today Show, " and twice in "USA Today." A documentary highlighting Jean's life story, "Against the Wind, " has aired on over 400 PBS stations nationwide. In addition to training and racing, Jean serves as a corporate spokesperson for Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. As a motivational speaker, she delights in sharing her "Dream Big, Work Hard" message at conventions, corporations, schools, and with the media.
Now in trade paperback, Determined to Win, chronicles Jean's journey from physical paralysis to true spiritual freedom.

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! World class athlete Jean Driscoll is considered the top female wheelchair marathoner in the world and was ranked #25 female athlete of the century by "Sports Illustrated for Women, " earning the title of "Best Wheelchair Marathoner in History." Jean is an eight-time winner of the Boston Marathon and a two-time Olympic Silver Medalist; she has also medaled nine times in the Paralympics. In addition, she serves on the Fellowship of Christian Athletes State Advisory Board and the Illinois Governor's Council on Health and Fitness. She formerly served as assistant coach of wheelchair track and field at the University of Illinois and today continues to work with younger athletes and coaches.

Jean Driscoll was born in 1966.

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Determined to Win...What an Inspiration  Sep 25, 2003
My son was in the hospital when I read this book, the Child Life Specialist asked if I would "look" at it. I read it in five hours (and I am not much of a reader)! It took off like a rocket and never stopped. Jean's story is not only an inspiring one, but it helps a parent of a child with Spina Bifida see from the child's point of view. That alone makes this book priceless. Thank you Jean, for laying it all out in the open. You have a graceful courage that any mother would be proud of.
 
Determined To Win is inspirational  Oct 31, 2000
Determined to Win was an excellent book. It sounded so much like what has happened in my life. Hopefully some day I'll be as sucessful as Jean in wheelchair racing but this book surely inspires me to push myself to ultimite limit in everything. I highly recommend this book to anyone and everyone!
 
"Determined is a winner"  Sep 27, 2000
Determined to win is an absolute winner. This book flowed like an exciting best selling novel. I feel I've not only been into Jean Driscoll's head, but also in her heart.
 

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