Ever wonder what it takes to raise a champion-in sports, in work, or in life?
Discover the secrets of triumphant parenting–and raising a child who excels.
Summer Sanders won more medals than any other American swimmer at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics. After retiring, she has continued to charm America as a TV commentator and media celebrity. And wherever she goes, parents ask: what gave her the drive to consistently give all she had, no matter what the challenge? How did she develop her self-assurance and raw courage? What did her parents do right?
Now Summer Sanders provides compelling, surprisingly simple answers for all parents–whether your child is gifted in sports, in school, or the arts–from the unique perspective of a child who became the world’s best in her field. Enriched by advice from a host of other Olympic athletes, Champions Are Raised, Not Born reveals what truly develops a champion.
How to recognize a child’s true talent.
How to provide family support (even if parents are divorced).
How to nurture mental toughness and self-confidence.
How to encourage your child to become a team player.
How to help your child realize her dream without sacrificing her childhood.
Winning, losing, and getting both right in life.
About Summer Sanders
Summer Sanders won four medals (two gold, one silver, one bronze) swimming at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona. Since retiring from competitive sports, she has proven equally as successful in broadcasting, hosting Nickelodeon’s game show Figure It Out!, co-hosting… More about Summer Sanders
Published by Dell Jul 11, 2000| 228 Pages| 5-1/2 x 8-1/4| ISBN 9780440508342