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Running on Ice: The Overcoming Faith of Vonetta Flowers

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On February 18, 2002, Vonetta Flowers made Olympic history, becoming the first African-American to win a gold medal in the Winter Olympics. Her fellow Olympians chose her to carry the U.S.A. flag in the closing ceremonies. But this historic feat took the faith of a conqueror. though trained as a track and field athlete since the age of 9, Vonetta did not make the cut for the summer olympic track team. Her coach and husband, Johnny, later saw an ad for bobsled competitors and convinced Vonetta to go for this previously ...

Running on Ice: The Overcoming Faith of Vonetta Flowers 2005, New Hope Publishers (AL)

ISBN-13: 9781563099113

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