Believe : An Inspirational Story of Aiming High


New paperback edition! Raised by a single mother, Sally Pearson spent her teenage years working two jobs and catching buses to get to training. Perhaps it was her humble beginnings that instilled in her the drive to compete and succeed- her honest pursuit of excellence and the refusal to all any obstacle to stand in her way has seen Sally Pearson become one of the greatest athletes in Australia, running the fastest female 100m hurdles race in Olympic history. Her London Olympics victory was the first Aussie Gold Medal on the athletics track since Freeman won in 2000. She broke a world record in a sport where the last broken record stood from 1988. But Sally has something that can’t be defined by the bare read more

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ISBN:

9781742708072

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

304

Dimensions:

23cm x 14cm

Weight:

390g

RRP:

$19.99

Category:

Sport , Biography and Memoir

Publisher:

Hardie Grant Books

Published:

01 October 2014

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Sally Pearson

From humble beginnings, to being considered the fastest female hurdler in the world, Sally Pearson's honest pursuit of excellence and her refusal to allow any obstacle to stand in her way has lead her to become a world champion and hugely loved athlete.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Scott Gullan

Scott Gullan is an award-winning sports writer for Melbourne’s Herald Sun. He has covered athletics at the Goodwill, Commonwealth and Olympic Games. Scott is the author of Cathy: Her Own Story and Greatness about the Geelong football club. Scott lives in Geelong.