Thursday, December 2, 2010 |
Listen: In the clip below, author Angie Abdou reads from Chapter 9 of The Bone Cage. In this scene, aspiring Olympic wrestler Digger Stapleton has one more match to win before he can qualify for the 2000 Games in Sydney, Australia. His opponent, Hamilton, is a hulking contender who has defeated Digger in the past.
Does Digger have what it takes to get through this final match and take one step closer to Olympic glory?
Read: In the excerpt below, Digger and swimmer Sadie Jorgenson begin their respective Olympic journeys. Both elite athletes have launched into a rigorous and demanding training schedule, one designed to turn Canadian champions into Olympic stars.
But is blocking everything out — and pushing their bodies to the limit — going to be enough?
Read an excerpt from The Bone Cage here.
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