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New PDF release: Losing Isn't Everything: The Untold Stories and Hidden

By Curt Menefee,Michael Arkush

ISBN-10: 0062440071

ISBN-13: 9780062440075

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ISBN-13: 9780062440099

ISBN-10: 1441722807

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A fresh and thought-provoking examine athletes whose legacies were diminished to 1 defining second of defeat—those at the turn aspect of an epic triumph—and what their reports can train us approximately festival, existence, and the human spirit.

Every activities fan remembers with striking accuracy a pivotal profitable second regarding a favourite staff or player—Henry Aaron hitting his 715th domestic run to cross Babe Ruth; Christian Laettner’s recognized buzzer beating shot within the NCAA event for Duke. but misplaced are the tales at the different aspect of those history-making moments, the athletes who skilled now not transcendent glory yet crushing sadness: the cornerback who neglected the take on at the enormous landing; the comfort pitcher who misplaced the sequence; the world-record preserving Olympian who fell at the ice.

In Losing Isn’t Everything, famed sportscaster Curt Menefee, joined by way of bestselling author Michael Arkush, examines a variety of signature "disappointments" from the vast international of activities, interviewing the topic on the center of every loss and uncovering what it means—months, years, or many years later—to be linked to failure. whereas historical past is written via the successful, Menefee argues that those moments whilst an athlete has fallen brief are both worthwhile to activities background, supplying deep insights into the people who suffered them and approximately humanity itself.

Telling the wasting tales at the back of such well-known moments because the Patriots’ Rodney Harrison guarding the Giants' David Tyree throughout the "Helmet capture" in tremendous Bowl XLII, Mary Decker’s fall within the 1984 Olympic 1500m, and Craig Ehlo who gave up "The Shot" to Michael Jordan within the 1989 NBA playoffs, Menefee examines the legacy of the toughest loses, revealing the original direction that athletes need to stroll once they lose on their sport’s largest level. laying off new mild one of the most approved scapegoat tales within the activities cannon, he additionally revisits either the Baltimore Colts' loss to the Jets in tremendous Bowl III, in addition to the pink Sox loss within the 1986 international sequence, exhibiting why, regardless of years of humiliation, it will probably now not be all invoice Buckner's fault.

Illustrated with 16 pages of colour photographs, this thought of and compassionate learn deals valuable classes approximately ache, resilience, sadness, regret, and reputation which may aid us examine our lives and ourselves in a profound new way.

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