The Greatest Athlete (you've Never Heard Of): Canada's First Olympic Gold Medallist

byMark HebscherForeword byRon MacLean

February 16, 2019|
The Greatest Athlete (you've Never Heard Of): Canada's First Olympic Gold Medallist by Mark Hebscher
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  • The story of Canada's first gold-medal Olympian and the greatest runner of his generation
  • George Washington Orton's other achievements are just as impressive: he spoke nine languages fluently, was a brilliant scholar, and introduced hockey to Philadelphia
  • Despite all this, Orton is such an obscure figure now that even the whereabouts of his historic gold medal were unknown until now
  • Author is a long-time sports broadcaster and journalist
Mark Hebscher is a long-time broadcaster and journalist, best known for his work on the ground-breaking TV show Sportsline on Global Television. Mark has interviewed thousands of people from the world of sports, entertainment, business, and politics. He lives in Toronto.
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Title:The Greatest Athlete (you've Never Heard Of): Canada's First Olympic Gold Medallist
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:248 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.6 in
Shipping dimensions:248 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.6 in
Published:February 16, 2019
Publisher:Dundurn Press
Language:English
ISBN - 13:9781459743359

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