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Good for a Girl

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WINNER OF THE WILLIAM HILL SPORTS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD 2023 A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A FINANCIAL TIMES BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR 2023 'Women's sports have needed a manifesto for a long time. With Good for a Girl we finally have one' Malcolm Gladwell Lauren Fleshman was of the most decorated collegiate athletes of all time and a national champion as a pro, before becoming a coach for elite young female runners. Every step of the way, she has seen how our sports systems fail young women and girls as much as empower them. Part memoir, part manifesto, Good for a Girl is Fleshman's story of falling in love with running as a girl, battling devastating injuries and self-doubt, and daring to fight for a better way for female athletes. 'Fleshman manages to deliver a sporting manifesto while also being a fine and engaging writer... There is a raw honesty at the heart of Good for a Girl' THE TIMES 'Needs to be read by anyone involved in women's sport' Adharanand Finn, author of The Rise of the Ultra Runners 'This is the book we've been waiting for' Kate Fagan, author of What Made Maddy Run 'A call to action in how we think about girls and women in elite sports' Emily Oster, bestselling author of Crib Sheet 'The invitation to have a long overdue conversation for a long overdue cultural shift' Alysia Montaño, Olympian, co-founder of &Mother, and author of Feel-Good Fitness

About This Edition

ISBN: 9780349014401
Publication date: 16th May 2024
Author: Lauren Fleshman
Publisher: Virago Press Ltd an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 288 pages
Series: Dilly's Story
Primary Genre Sports
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