American Steele: The Impossible Olympic Journey (Paperback)

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American Steele is the humorous memoir of an impossible journey taken from a small-town boy with an inappropriate sense of humor all the way to the Olympics and an end to a 46-year American medal drought. The unlikely journey continues into the world of college coaching, where our hero mentors another boy with humble beginnings to become a two-time Olympic champion and world record holder.

On July 28, 2017 I was surprised to wake up in the ICU of our local Iowa hospital. I had suffered a massive hemorrhagic stroke. Dan Steele, healthy and successful college track and field coach was faced with the daunting challenge of relearning to walk and talk. Cheating death once again, I had to find meaning in my life. I'm just a regular guy who never accepted anything was just good enough for me. I aspired to unreasonable heights, failing as often as succeeding.

This is my story, told from my hospital bed.

Product Details
ISBN: 9798778470965
Publisher: Independently Published
Publication Date: December 3rd, 2021
Pages: 322
Language: English