[Ebook] ↠ Finding the Edge: My Life on the Ice (English Edition) Autor Karen Chen – Andy-palmer.co.uk

Finding the Edge: My Life on the Ice (English Edition) As described Prompt service. Chen S Fans And Young Skating Enthusiasts Will Find Much To Devour About Life As A Competitive Skater School Library JournalFigure Skating Icon And US National Champion Karen Chen Tells The Amazing Story Of Her Rise To The Top, Featuring Never Before Seen Photos And Behind The Scenes Details From Her Journey On And Off The Ice At Seventeen Years Old, Karen Chen Has Already Achieved What Some Girls Only Dream Ofand Yet Its Only The Beginning For This Incredibly Talented AthleteThe Daughter Of Taiwanese Immigrants, Karen Began To Figure Skate At Just Five Years Old Ten Years And Many Grueling Training Sessions Later, She Broke Out At The US Championships With A Bronze Medal This Was After Sustaining A Nearly Career Ending Ankle Fracture A Year EarlierIn , Karen Became The US National Champion, Winning Gold In Two Programs And Receiving The Highest Score Ever Recorded For The Short Program At The US National Level Now For The First Time, Karen Shares The Story Of How She Got Where She Is Todayand Where Shes Going Next Karen Has Already Overcome Astounding Obstacles, And Her Grit, Determination, And Positive Attitude Have Made Her Future Truly LimitlessIn Finding The Edge, She Shares, In Her Own Words, What Its Like To Be Karen Chenand What It Takes To Achieve The ImpossibleFeatures A Foreword From Kristi Yamaguchi, The Olympic Champion, Two Time World Champion, And US Champion I am a huge fan follower of Karen Chen since her career began,what a better item to have,than this book been reading it from day one This book was motivating I was surprised in many ways of course, at all the experiences and challenges she went through, but also at how short the book is and all the inspiration it gave.About the length it s 216 pages long, but 45 aren t part of the story instead, acknowledgments, glossary, and so on Chapter numbers take up a whole sheet of paper With there being 17 chapters, a prologue, and an epilogue, that subtracts another 38 pages The book is only 133 pages of words, and the font is a bit large, too, with there also being brief, simple, and straightforward sentences.As for the inspiration, I know the book was going to be interesting, but I never expected it to be this moving I honestly felt like pulling out a highlighter as I read some of the strong points the teenager made.After reading this short and simple, yet moving, book, I am interested in the Olympian Worth a read. Finding the Edge is a truly remarkable first book by US figure skating champion Karen Chen It is inspiring for young readers and grown ups alike It deals with the ups and downs of a career most girls can only dream of Chen s dedication and love for the sport shines through on every page This is the story from her humble beginnings on skating rinks in California and Taiwan, about her perfectionist and loving mother, and about a shy girl that through hard work becomes the fierce competitor and winner on her turf read ice A must read coming from a champion and role model for anybody interested in sports not just figure skating The foreword is by no other than Kristi Yamaguchi

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