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Women in Sports

Women in Sports

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Illustrated profiles of fifty pioneering female athletes, from the author of the New York Timesbestseller Women in Science

Women for the win!

A richly illustrated and inspiring book, Women in Sports highlights the achievements and stories of fifty notable women athletes from the 1800s to today, including trailblazers, Olympians, and record-breakers in more than forty sports. The athletes featured include well-known figures like tennis player Billie Jean King and gymnast Simone Biles, as well as lesser-known champions like Toni Stone, the first woman to play baseball in a professional men’s league, and skateboarding pioneer Patti McGee. The book also contains infographics on topics that sporty women want to know about such as muscle anatomy, a timeline ofwomen’s participation in sports, pay and media statistics for female athletes, and influential women’s teams. Women in Sports celebrates the success of the tough, bold, and fearless women who paved the way for today’s athletes.

Series: Women in Science
Hardcover: 128 pages
Publisher: Ten Speed Press (July 18, 2017)
Language: English
Product Dimensions: 7.8 x 0.6 x 9.3 inches
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