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Misty

Digging Deep in Volleyball and Life

May-Treanor, Misty

(Book - 2010)
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Misty
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The Olympic Gold Medal-winning volleyball player discusses growing up with her Olympian father, how alcoholism plagued her home and her mother's untimely death from cancer, and tells behind-the-scenes stories from her rise to volleyball stardom.

Blackwell Publishing
The passionate, poignant, and triumphant story of two-time Olympic gold medal-winning beach volleyball icon Misty May-Treanor

More than any Olympics in history, the 2008 Beijing Summer Games captured the world's imagination, and Mistry May-Treanor became one of the biggest U.S. stars on the golbal stage. Now she shares the story of the life and remarkable athletic career.

Destined for beach volleyball superstardom, having been raised on famed Muscle Beach in Santa Monica, California, Misty talks about the personal and prefessional challenges she has foced and the life lessons she has learened in the process. From growing up with two driven, competitive, accomplished athlete parents and living in a volatile household rocked for years by their alcoholism to the heartbreaking death of her mother from cancer, Misty reveals intimate details never before publicly discussed. She tells behind-the-scenes stories about her eight-year climb to the top of beach volleyball with partners Holly McPeak and Kerri Walsh; her career-threatening injuries; her role on ABC's hit television shew Dancing with ther Stars; and of course, her historic two Olympic gold medals and the special rewards they've brought.

Offering an unprecedented glimpse into the life of a cherished celebrity sports icon and an ambassador for women's athletics, Misty will touch, inspire, and empower readers everywhere.

Baker
& Taylor

The Olympic Gold Medal-winning volleyball player discusses growing up with her Olympian father, how alcoholism plagued her home, and her mother's untimely death from cancer, and tells behind-the-scenes stories from her rise to volleyball stardom.

Simon and Schuster
The passionate, poignant, and triumphant story of two-time Olympic gold medal–winning beach volleyball icon Misty May-Treanor.

More than any Olympics in history, the 2008 Beijing Summer Games captured the world’s imagination, and Misty May-Treanor became one of the biggest U.S. stars on the global stage. Now she shares the story of her life and remarkable athletic career.Destined for beach volleyball superstardom, having been raised on famed Muscle Beach in Santa Monica, California, Misty talks about the personal and professional challenges she has faced and the life lessons she has learned in the process. From growing up with two driven, competitive, accomplished athlete parents and living in a volatile household rocked for years by their alcoholism to the heartbreaking death of her mother from cancer, Misty reveals intimate details never before publicly discussed. She tells behind-the-scenes stories about her eight-year climb to the top of beach volleyball with partners Holly McPeak and Kerri Walsh; her career-threatening injuries; her role on ABC’s hit television show Dancing with the Stars; and of course, her historic two Olympic gold medals and the special rewards they’ve brought.

Offering an unprecedented glimpse into the life of a cherished celebrity sports icon and an ambassador for women’s athletics, Misty will touch, inspire, and empower readers everywhere.

Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2010
Edition: 1st Scribner hardcover ed
ISBN: 1439148546
9781439148549
Branch Call Number: B May-Treanor M
Characteristics: viii, 296 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Steeg, Jill Lieber

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