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I read this book with interest. It told the shocking details of the abuse the athletes of women's gymnastics and ladies' skating suffer at the hands/voices of coaches who only... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Ellie
I would recommend this book to anyone interested in gymnastics. I have been a gymnastics fan for years. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jean Wood
Read this years ago and lost the book. Such an insight into what happens in these sports I had to get another copy. Shocking and eye opening.Published 9 months ago by dean
As a former gymnast, I could not put this book down. Ryan told so many un-told stories. Must read if you are considering pushing your child to the "next level". Read morePublished 12 months ago by Rachel A. Rose
Not much has changed since this book was published. With the 2014 women's Olympic figure skating title just days away, don't be surprised if Kim Yuna loses her title to a Russian... Read morePublished 15 months ago by CCRCAR
Yes, Joan Ryan looks at one side of these sports. However I can tell you from over 20 years experience in the gymnastics (18 of those on the athlete side) there is a good reason... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Amazon Customer
I have never been athletic, never wanted to be, but like many others, admire the beauty and ability that gymnasts and iceskaters show. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Mary McGreevey
My professor recommended this book as a highlight to the current issue of abuse in sports. What young girls go through in these sports is nothing short of abuse. Read morePublished on April 17, 2013 by Lauren Billing