Determined to Win

Determined to Win

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Since 1990, Jean Driscoll has been one of the most inspiring leaders in women's sports. Her tenacity for winning at women's wheelchair racing has delivered her into the record books, and her charisma and enthusiasm for life has captured the hearts of audiences worldwide. Best known for her eight victories at the Boston Marathon and her two Olympic silver medals (1992, 1996), Jean has inspired both men and women, athletes and non-athletes, and those with and without physical disabilities. She's been featured on Good Morning America, ABC Nightline, and the Today Show, and twice in USA Today. A documentary highlighting Jean's life story, Against the Wind, has aired on over 400 PBS stations nationwide. In addition to training and racing, Jean serves as a corporate spokesperson for Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. As a motivational speaker, she delights in sharing her qDream Big, Work Hardq message at conventions, corporations, schools, and with the media. Now in trade paperback, Determined to Win, chronicles Jean's journey from physical paralysis to true spiritual freedom.aquot;Eighth-grader Jean Driscoll has won the grand prize: the gift certificate for a brand-new ten-speed bicycle. ... It came down to a choice between a tan Huffy Santa Fe and a silver-and- black Kent. ... I stayed beside him, chattering away as he read the complex instructions on how to assemble the gears and the brakes. By theanbsp;...


Title:Determined to Win
Author: Jean Driscoll, Janet Benge, Geoff Benge
Publisher:Shaw Books - 2001-08-01
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