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Go Girl!

ISBN: 9781402259685

By: Mark JenkinsHannah Storm

Published: 03/01/2011

Create the ultimate sports-positive environment for your daughter.

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Description

Create the ultimate sports-positive environment for your daughter. There’s no doubt that sports are good for girls, but there is often a major lack of appreciation for just how critical participation in sports is for our daughters’ development. Despite the numerous benefits that come from athletics, adolescent girls are still not encouraged to participate in sports nearly as much as boys are. So how can you motivate your daughter to stick with the sport she loves? In Go Girl!, ESPN sportscaster and mother to three daughters Hannah Storm lays out a roadmap for parents who want to encourage their daughters’ continued participation in sports at an age where more and more girls pass athletics up. Hannah helps you take an active role in fostering and supporting your daughter’s athletic interests, giving her the edge she needs to excel in life. Go Girl! is the ultimate guide to making sure that young girls take on life with confidence, passion, and a love of the game.

About the Author

Hannah Storm

Hannah Storm is the nation’s top female sportscaster. She moderates NBC’s NBA Showtime and co-hosts the Olympics. She has hosted coverage of four Olympic Games, Notre Dame football, the World Series, Wimbledon, the WNBA championships, the NBA playoffs, and the NBA Finals. She is a two-time Emmy nominee, and the winner of the Gracie Allen Award for Outstanding Achievement. She has reported on the NBA, women’s golf, college football, the NFL, Major League Baseball, and NASCAR, among other sports. She is married to fellow NBC sportscaster Dan Hicks and they live in Connecticut with their three daughters. Go Girl! is her first book. Mark Jenkins is the coauthor of several highly regarded books on sports health, including the definitive book in its field, The Sports Medicine Bible. As a consultant at the Sports Medicine Division at Boston Children’s Hospital, Mark’s expertise on the sports-health concerns of young athletes is well established. Mark also has plenty of personal experience in the area of youth sports—he has coached and refereed girls soccer and plays stepdad to his fiancée’s two sports-mad kids, who play organized hockey, basketball, golf, baseball, and football. Living on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, Mark still finds time to work out, bike, and play competitive soccer and tennis.

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“ESPN newscaster and mother of three Storm here makes a strong case for incorporating sports into young women's lives, revising her 2002 title to coincide with the 2011 ESPN women's init...

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Format: Paperback

Dimensions
Length: 9 in
Width: 6 in
Weight: 15.04 oz
Page Count: 320 pages

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