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Strong Women: Inspirational athletes at the top of their game

Suzanne Wrack

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Social & cultural history, Sociology: sport & leisure, Sport & leisure industries, History of sport

Recounting how women have not only fought their way into the world of sport but to the top of their game, this book explores the trials and triumphs that have led the world's most inspiring athletes to the winner's podium and into the annals of history.

Overpower. Overtake. Overcome. Serena Williams

Throughout history, every woman pulling on spikes, lacing up boots and picking up a racquet has been a rebel and this explosive book aims to uncover the often hidden histories behind 50 of these incredible pioneers.

From the first Black woman to be a professional softball player, Betty Chapman, to the iconic 'Battle of the Sexes' match won by Billie Jean King, and from trans trailblazer Laurel Hubbard to Emma Raducanu's unforgettable US Open win, award-winning sports journalist Suzanne Wrack celebrates sporting giants at the absolute top of their games.

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