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Second Wind: The Rise of the Ageless Athlete

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Meet and learn why older men and women are passionate about fitness and athletics: -Don McNelly has completed more than 150 marathons after the age of 80. -Philippa Raschker has dedicated her life to track and was edged out for the Sullivan Award by swimmer Michael Phelps. -Clarence Bass, in his 70s, has the polished physique of a man 50 years younger. Second Wind: The Rise of the Ageless Athleteis an absorbing account of a growing subculture of Americans who are challenging the notion of what it means to grow old. Visit the book's Web site at www.SecondWindAthlete.com.

Synopsis:

"Meet 18 masters athletes and learn why so many older men and women are passionate about fitness and athletics"--P. [4] of cover.

Table of Contents

Starting out — From the bench to the bench press — The comeback — Older and faster — The American Birkebeiner — Defying age — Fabulous abs — I want to be a winner — A runner's heart — Ironwoman — The long haul — Streakers — Swimming against the tide — Racing across America — Marathon man.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781450407847
Subtitle:
The Rise of the Ageless Athlete
Publisher:
Human Kinetics
Author:
Lee Bergquist
Author:
Bergquist, Lee
Subject:
Sociology of Sports
Subject:
Physical fitness for older people
Subject:
Sports for older people
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Fitness
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Sociology of Sports
Subject:
Sports and Fitness-Sports Psychology
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20090512
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
203

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