The 100 Greatest Olympians and Paralympians (Hardcover)
The Olympic Games is the premier sports event on the planet, and for nearly 15 years the Paralympic Games has shared the same venue. Now one book celebrates the achievements of the greatest athletes from both worlds. From early Olympic superstars like Al Kraenzlein to headline makers of the 21st century like Usain Bolt, from Paralympic champions like Oscar Pistorius to the extraordinary Trischa Zorn, The 100 Greatest Olympians and Paralympians is a lavishly illustrated homage to human potential that every true sports fan will treasure.
Nick Callow is a highly respected sports journalist who has reported on virtually every major sport around the world during a career spanning more than 20 years. He has contributed to books on many sports and written for most of Britain's national newspapers, including the News of the World, Observer, Independent, and Independent on Sunday. He is now joint Managing Director and Editorial Director of the world-renowned Hayters Teamwork Sports Agency, based in London. Sebastian Coe is a double Olympic champion and Chair of LOCOG, the organizing committee of the London 2012 Games.