Mark Spitz : The Extraordinary Life of an Olympic Champion, Hardback Book

Mark Spitz : The Extraordinary Life of an Olympic Champion Hardback


Documenting the renowned swimmer Mark Spitz who won seven gold medals while breaking seven world records at the 1972 Olympics.

Every aspect of his roller-coaster career is recorded, from an age-group prodigy and four-medal flop' at the 1968 Olympics to an outstanding collegiate career at Indiana University and a gold-medal haul in 1972 followed by lucrative endorsements and an unsuccessful stint in entertainment.

Personal notes about his stormy relationships, his father, and the anti-Semitism he faced throughout his career are also included.'


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 360 pages, 48 Illustrations, unspecified
  • Publisher: Santa Monica Press
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  • Category: Biography: sport
  • ISBN: 9781595800398



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