Marilyn Bell

Marilyn Bell

The Heart-stopping Tale of Marilyn's Record-breaking Swim

Paperback - 2003
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"'My arms were tired. My legs ached. My stomach hurt in one big awful pain and I couldn't get my breath. I wanted to quit. When it gets to your stomach, marathoners say, you're through.' Marilyn Bell was through - or so it seemed." This book will be especially fascinating for all readers interested in: sport, biography, or sports history. Marilyn Bell's 54-kilometre swim across Lake Ontario both stunned the world and riveted a nation. This account of her epic ordeal will have you on the edge of your seat as you accompany Marilyn and her coach, Gus Ryder, across the dark, frigid waters of Lake Ontario.
Publisher: Canmore, Alta. : Altitude Pub. Canada, 2003.
ISBN: 9781551539645
1551539640
Characteristics: 133 pages :,illustrations ;,22 cm.

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