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Sports Stories #24: Cutting It Closeby Marion Crook
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Jayleen's dream is to become Canada's greatest amateur barrel racer. As a promising young rider, she feels her goal is within reach. But she knows it will take hard work and good coaching to make it a reality.
Jayleen is ready to do whatever is necessary, but her coach
doesn't seem to have equal faith in her ability. To succeed, Jayleen knows she will need to find someone who really believes in her talent.
Filled with exciting descriptions of rodeo competitions, Cutting It
Close tells the story of how a spirited young woman finally decides to take charge of her own destiny.
Jayleen lives for the rodeo. She's sure she can be the fastest amateur barrel racer in all of British Columbia, in all of Canada. Her coach, however, doesn't share this faith. Jayleen finds her heavy-handed coaching style completely unhelpful. In order to excel, Jayleen knows she'll have to find someone to believe in her--so she sets out to do just that. Cutting It Close is the story of a spirited young woman who decides to take charge of her own destiny.
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