Dominique Moceanu, an American champion : an autobiography / as told to Steve Woodward
Book | Bantam Books | 1996

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Description
112 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 22 cm
Contents
Introduction by Bela Karolyi -- My journey -- Prologue: Four magic works -- I think she has it -- LaFleur's gymnastics -- Big changes -- Starting at Bela's -- Finding my bearings -- Preparing for the nationals -- Stress busters -- My training schedule -- Competitive savvy -- Vault -- Uneven parallel bars -- Balance beam -- Floor exercise -- Fame and fans -- My normal life -- Downtime -- I'm a fan too -- On the go -- Countdown to the Olympics -- Afterword -- Few of my favorite things -- Guide to gymnastic events and scoring -- Basic gymnastic moves and positions.
Summary
At thirteen, Dominique Moceanu burst into the gymnastic spotlight by becoming the youngest U.S. national gymnastics champion ever. Her awesome performance at all the major 1995 U.S. competitions, and at the World Championships, wowed the crowds--and won her countless medals. Now, at only seventy pounds and four feet, five inches, Dominique is psyched to take the 1996 Summer Olympics by storm. Under the guidance of her renowned coach, Bela Karolyi, Dominique will perform dynamic gymnastic routines sure to dazzle fans around the world! In her own words, Dominique talks about her passion for gymnastics, her years of training, her favorite events, her coach, her teammates, her family, and everything else you want to know about her life in and out of the gym. Dominique Moceanu's leap to stardom is an American dream come true.
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Woodward, Steve.
ISBN
0553097733
9780553097733
0440414334 paperback
9780440414339 paperback
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