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Believe: boxing, the Olympics and my life outside the ring

Believe: boxing, the Olympics and my life outside the ring

Adams, Nicola, 1982- author; Paramor, Jordan, author

At London 2012, Nicola Adams made history. The flyweight boxer became the first woman ever to win an Olympic Gold medal for boxing. In Rio 2016, with the nation cheering her on, she did it all over again. Years of relentless training, fundraising and determination have seen Nicola battle through injury, prejudice and defeat to become one of Britain's best-loved athletes and an inspiration to all those who are chasing after a seemingly impossible dream. From a leisure centre in Leeds to the Olympic Stadium in Rio, Nicola with her infamous smile has become the poster girl for women in sport. She's a trailblazer, record-breaker, and has led the way for women's boxing. This is Nicola's story of grit, talent, and the real person behind the smile. This updated edition includes two new chapters

Paperback, Book. English.
Updated edition.
Published UK: Penguin Books, 2018
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Statement of responsibility: Nicola Adams with Jordan Paramor
ISBN: 0241980550, 9780241980552
Note: Previous edition: UK: Viking, 2017.
Physical Description: 197 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (colour) ; 20 cm
Subject: Biography.; Adams, Nicola, 1982-; Boxers (Sports) Great Britain Biography.; Women boxers Great Britain Biography.