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The Second Mark kindle ☆ Courage Corruption ☆ goproled Î [PDF] ❤ The Second Mark: Courage, Corruption, and the Battle for Olympic Gold ⚣ Joy Goodwin – Goproled.co.uk It was billed as the greatest event in the history of pair skating three of the best teams of all time battling for Olympic golIt was billed as the greatest event in the history of pair skating three of the best teams of all time battling for Olympic gold on one night in Salt Lake City Technical ability was approximately eual It was the artistic merit score that would decide the gold medal the second markRepresenting Canada China and Russia the three pairs illuminated their distinct cultures On the second mark whose culture would triumph? Would it be the beauty of the Russians ballet on ice the thrill of the Chinese pairs heart stopping acrobatics or the Canadians passionate connection with the audience? In a down to the wire nail biter the difference between gold and silver came down to the vote of a single judge Hours later a bombshell the confession of a French judge unleashed a worldwide debate and ultimately produced an unprecedented duplicate gold medal The Second Mark reveals what an athlete really goes through to become the best in the world through the riveting stories of unforgettable people We meet Yelena Berezhnaya of Russia who survives emergency brain surgery after a near fatal training accident and makes it back to the Olympics in less than two years We meet Zhao Hongbo a young boy skating in subzero weather in remotest China who will fulfill his coachs twenty year dream of catching up to the West And we meet two Canadians a barista and a concession stand worker who had almost uit the sport before deciding to give it one last try and becoming world championsExhaustively researched by a skating insider The Second Mark takes readers deep into the world of the Olympic athlete illuminating the fascinating differences between East and West From the frozen fields of China to the secret corridors of the old Soviet sports system from a tiny farm village in remotest uebec to the judges backstage world The Second Mark tells the compelling human stories behind one of the most controversial nights in Olympic history I am a huge fan of figure skating but have read almost no books about it This one is wonderfully done The author traveled to China Canada and Russia to see where each of the three pair teams she profiles grew up and trained She interviewed their parents and first coaches describes the rinks they first trained on as children and extensively profiles the coaches who got them to the Olympics The book's profiles of the teams themselves as well as their coaches are not only valuable historical documents but also make for gripping reading I already loved Shen and Zhao Berezhnaya and Sikhularidze and their great coaches Bin Yao and Tamara Moskvina Now I also know a lot about Sale and Pelletier and their story Really a must read and a delightful read for skating fans My only critiues are that the author doesnt describe the SP at the Salt Lake City Olympics at all a very strange omission and her knowledge of skating techniue seems superficial She is still a wonderful journalist and writer and her mini biographies of these teams and their coaches are truly precious

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It was billed as the greatest event in the history of pair skating three of the best teams of all time battling for Olympic gold on one night in Salt Lake City Technical ability was approximately eual It was the artistic merit score that would decide the gold medal the second markRepresenting Canada China and Russia the three pairs illuminated their distinct cultures On the second mark whose culture would triumph? Would it be the beauty of the Russians ballet on ice the thrill of the Chinese pairs heart stopping acrobatics or the Canadians passionate connection with the audience? In a down to the wire nail biter the difference between gold and silver came down to the vote of a single judge Hours later a bombshell the confession of a French judge unleashed a worldwide debate and ultimately produced an unprecedented duplicate gold medal The Second Mark reveals what an athlete really goes through to become the best in the world through the riveting stories of unforgettable people We meet Yelena Berezhnaya of Russia who survives emergency brain surgery after a near fatal training accident and makes it back to the Olympics in less than two years We meet Zhao Hongbo a young boy skating in subzero weather in remotest China who will fulfill his coachs twenty year dream of catching up to the West And we meet two Canadians a barista and a concession stand worker who had almost uit the sport before deciding to give it one last try and becoming world championsExhaustively researched by a skating insider The Second Mark takes readers deep into the world of the Olympic athlete illuminating the fascinating differences between East and West From the frozen fields of China to the secret corridors of the old Soviet sports system from a tiny farm village in remotest uebec to the judges backstage world The Second Mark tells the compelling human stories behind one of the most controversial nights in Olympic history a pleasure to read Goodwin worked hard on this book just a little thing it will be better if there are pictures

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The Second Mark Courage Corruption and the Battle for Olympic GoldIt was billed as the greatest event in the history of pair skating three of the best teams of all time battling for Olympic gold on one night in Salt Lake City Technical ability was approximately eual It was the artistic merit score that would decide the gold medal the second markRepresenting Canada China and Russia the three pairs illuminated their distinct cultures On the second mark whose culture would triumph? Would it be the beauty of the Russians ballet on ice the thrill of the Chinese pairs heart stopping acrobatics or the Canadians passionate connection with the audience? In a down to the wire nail biter the difference between gold and silver came down to the vote of a single judge Hours later a bombshell the confession of a French judge unleashed a worldwide debate and ultimately produced an unprecedented duplicate gold medal The Second Mark reveals what an athlete really goes through to become the best in the world through the riveting stories of unforgettable people We meet Yelena Berezhnaya of Russia who survives emergency brain surgery after a near fatal training accident and makes it back to the Olympics in less than two years We meet Zhao Hongbo a young boy skating in subzero weather in remotest China who will fulfill his coachs twenty year dream of catching up to the West And we meet two Canadians a barista and a concession stand worker who had almost uit the sport before deciding to give it one last try and becoming world championsExhaustively researched by a skating insider The Second Mark takes readers deep into the world of the Olympic athlete illuminating the fascinating differences between East and West From the frozen fields of China to the secret corridors of the old Soviet sports system from a tiny farm village in remotest uebec to the judges backstage world The Second Mark tells the compelling human stories behind one of the most controversial nights in Olympic history ソルトレークの時の事が細やかにかかれてました読むには時間かかります