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By Brad Alan Lewis

ISBN-10: 1460914457

ISBN-13: 9781460914458

Brad Alan Lewis’s decision to win an Olympic medal had taken over his lifestyles by means of 1984. He will be too outdated for the 1988 video games and his spot at the 1980 workforce have been misplaced to international politics. merely 1984 remained.

But Lewis had a problem.

Emotionally beaten after wasting a assured spot at the crew by means of nine-tenths of a moment within the unmarried scull trials, Lewis went to the scary Olympic choice camp, the place he was hoping to earn a spot in a countrywide group boat.

Again he failed.

Lewis refused to be denied. He teamed up with Paul Enquist, who were reduce from the camp, and started education to problem the nationwide boat. it'd be their final probability to compete within the l. a. Olympic Games.

Using leading edge mental and actual education concepts constructed through Lewis, they defeated the nationwide access on the double scull trials, 3 weeks after being thought of mess ups through the method. In an occasion ruled by means of the Europeans, they received the 1st usa gold medal in rowing due to the fact that 1964 and the 1st within the double scull considering 1932.

Lewis’s tale is greater than a booklet a couple of guy successful a gold medal in a recreation that gives little greater than own rewards. it really is approximately not easy conference, overcoming defeat and dealing open air of a longtime procedure. attack on Lake Casitas is a compelling story of festival on the optimum attainable point and the feelings that gas obsession.

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