Closing the Distance: Chasing a Father's Olympic Fencing LegacyBy Jeff Bukantz
- Author: Jeff Bukantz
- Binding: Paperback
- Publisher: Brand: Acanthus Publishing
- Published: 2006-06-21
- Edition: First Edition
Closing The Distance is a memoir that reveals the trials and tribulations Jeff Bukantz encountered while following in his father's legendary footsteps. Throughout the book, the author provides insight about the highs and lows of competing in the Olympics, including inside stories about the 2004 Athens Olympic Games where he led the American Fencing Team to its first gold medal in 100 years. Besides the unique experiences of the author, the memoir takes a heart-warming look at the powerful force of family and the competitive human spirit.