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Meet Hope Solo—Soccer Sensation
In this young readers' edition of Hope Solo's exciting life story, adapted from Solo: A Memoir of Hope, the double Olympic gold medalist and starting goalkeeper for the U.S. women's national soccer team gives readers behind-the-scenes details of her life on and off the field. Solo offers a fearless female role model for the next generation, driven to succeed on her own terms. Her relentless spirit has molded her into the person she is today—one of the most charismatic athletes in America.
A gold medal winner in the Summer 2012 London Olympic Games, Hope shares her inside story in her own words, for soccer fans of all ages!
Exclusive all-new Q&A with Hope Solo!
About the Author
Hope Solo, one of the most charismatic athletes in America, is widely regarded as the best women's goalkeeper in the world. A two-time Olympic gold medalist, she has been a member of the U.S. national team since 2000 and has appeared on the covers of Sports Illustrated
and ESPN The Magazine
. A prominent spokeswoman for Gatorade and Nike, she starred on the hit reality show Dancing with the Stars
. She lives in Seattle, Washington.
Ann Killion is a columnist with the San Francisco Chronicle. She has covered the past ten Olympics and the last three Women's World Cups for SportsIllustrated.com and the San Jose Mercury News.