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Aim High: An Olympic Decathlete's Inspiring Story

By Verne DaveBecker
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Book Details
  • Author: Verne DaveBecker
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Published: 1994-09-01
  • Edition: 1st
The decathlon: Ten grueling events, two days of speed, strength, technique, endurance, and above all, focus. For Dave Johnson they're a picture of the lessons he's found true for living.
Aim High is Dave's personal story. About a teen with natural talent drifting into trouble and how teammates, coaches and parents saw something more. About a marriage that faced the devastating loss of a child. And about a faith that gave a focus to aim high in life, as well as on the field.
And Dave takes you trackside: the intensity, the exultation, and the focused performance in the face of injury and heartbreak.
He also takes you inside each event with accounts of his personal records ... and failures. Not just what it's like to win, but the inner disciplines that are required.