Almost everybody can reel off stats about a favorite athlete, but few fans know the person behind the trophies and medals.Lives of the Athletes: Thrills, Spills (and What the Neighbors Thought)
tells more than just the physical achievements of twenty groundbreaking athletes. What did they like to eat, to drink, to wear? What childhood games did they play? How did they handle fame and fortune? Avid sports fans and phobics alike will relish this collection of fears, habits, quirks, and what the neighbors found to gossip about.