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Olympics

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    Collins – Amazing Olympians: For ages 7–11

    by Various ...
    Narrated by Kate Lock, Paul Panting ...
    series Collins

    Unabridged

    4 hours 34 min

    An exciting collection all about the Olympic games and the inspiring athletes who compete in them. Hours of audio fun to keep children entertained while on the move!Introduce your children to ten fascinating non-fiction books about the Olympics. From autobiographies from some of the top Olympians in recent history, to information books that explain the lesser known sports, this collection will ... Read more

    $16.64 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Collins – Amazing Olympians: For ages 7–11

    series Collins

    Unabridged

    3 hours 55 min

    An exciting collection all about the Olympic games and the inspiring athletes who compete in them. Hours of audio fun to keep children entertained while on the move!Introduce your children to ten fascinating non-fiction books about the Olympics. From autobiographies from some of the top Olympians in recent history, to information books that explain the lesser known sports, this collection will ... Read more

    $26.99 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Massacre in Munich

    How Terrorists Changed the Olympics and the World

    by Don Nardo ...
    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Captured History Sports

    Unabridged

    1 hour 2 min

    An attack at the 1972 Munich Olympic Games would produce one of the defining images of international terrorism. The chilling photo of a hooded man peering from a balcony in the Olympic Village would be viewed worldwide as a horrific symbol of global terrorism. The man wearing a mask with cutout slits for his eyes was a member of the Palestinian terrorist group Black September. He and his fellow ... Read more

    $8.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Proud (Young Readers Edition)

    Living My American Dream

    Unabridged

    6 hours 49 min

    The inspiring and critically acclaimed all-American story of faith, family, hard work, and perseverance by Olympic fencer, activist, New York Times bestselling author, and Time "100 Most Influential People" honoree Ibtihaj MuhammadAt the 2016 Olympic Games, Ibtihaj Muhammad smashed barriers as the first American to compete wearing hijab, and she made history as the first Muslim American woman to ... Read more

    $37.41 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Vaulting

    Tips, Rules, and Legendary Stars

    by Tracy Maurer ...
    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Gymnastics

    Unabridged

    26 min

    Vaulting takes a lot more than just a run and jump onto a springboard. It requires preparation, practice, and understanding of this unique event. A gymnast that dedicates her time and effort could one day see her name next to the greats. Are you ready to give it your all on the vault? ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    First Olympics of Ancient Greece, The

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Ancient Greece

    Unabridged

    9 min

    In ancient Greece different city-states often fought one another in deadly battles. But every four years the Greeks set aside their differences to honor the gods and compete peacefully in the Olympic Games. Learn all about the athletes, competitions, and religious ceremonies of the ancient Olympics. ... Read more

    $5.23 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Balance Beam

    Tips, Rules, and Legendary Stars

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Gymnastics

    Unabridged

    23 min

    Leaps, turns, and handsprings are hard enough, but when you add a beam, difficulty is maximized. Learn the best tips and tricks to conquering the balance beam. ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Science Behind Swimming, Diving, and Other Water Sports, The

    by Amanda Lanser ...
    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Science of the Summer Olympics

    Unabridged

    22 min

    Behind the flips, splashes, and speed of Olympic water sports, science is at work. Gravity and centrifugal force are at work as a diver spins and flips before splashing into the water. Olympic swimmers shave their bodies to reduce drag as they zip through the water. Find out how science is involved in all your favorite water events and how athletes take science into account in their quest for the ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    How To Coach Olympic Weightlifting

    7 Steps to Coaching Olympic Weightlifting

    Narrated by Kane Power ...

    Unabridged

    1 hour 33 min

    This short book is a response to the increased popularity of Olympic weightlifting and the problems that have come with it: the quality of coaching in the sport has been diluted in the English-speaking world by increased demand. This book aims to provide a basic description of how to coach weightlifting effectively, based on some very simple principles and approaches that should be developed. This ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Olympic Records

    Narrated by Mandy Kaplan ...
    series Incredible Sports Records

    Unabridged

    12 min

    Usain Bolt sprints past the competition at the 2012 Olympic Games. As he crosses the finish line, the world’s fastest human sets a new Olympic record! Bolt’s accomplishment is one of many incredible athletic feats highlighted in this informative book about Olympic records. ... Read more

    $14.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Olympic Gold 1936

    How the Image of Jesse Owens Crushed Hitler's Evil Myth

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Captured History Sports

    Unabridged

    1 hour 10 min

    Jesse Owens’ gold-medal winning feats at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin struck a mighty propaganda blow against Adolf Hitler. The Nazi leader had planned to use the German games as a showcase of supposed Aryan superiority. Instead, there was American black athlete Owens on the podium being photographed by Hitler’s personal photographer, Heinrich Hoffmann. In addition, Owens would figure prominently ... Read more

    $8.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    What Are the Winter Olympics?

    Narrated by Chanté McCormick ...
    series What Was?

    Unabridged

    1 hour 6 min

    Grab your skis, ice skates, and snowboard and learn how the Winter Olympic Games became a worldwide phenomenal event watched by millions.Although fans the world over have been fascinated by the modern Summer Olympics since 1896, the Winter Olympics didn't officially begin until 1924. The event celebrates cold-weather sports, displaying the talents of skiers, ice skaters, hockey players, and, most ... Read more

    $10.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Science Behind Soccer, Volleyball, Cycling, and Other Popular Sports, The

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Science of the Summer Olympics

    Unabridged

    25 min

    Behind every Summer Olympic scoring soccer kick, tennis-ball bounce, and hard-hitting volleyball serve, science is at work. The type of kick used on a soccer ball affects its path. An equestrian leans forward during a jump to help the horse balance. Cyclists wear tight clothing to reduce drag. Find out how science is involved in several popular Summer Olympic events and how athletes take science ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Floor Exercise

    Tips, Rules, and Legendary Stars

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Gymnastics

    Unabridged

    24 min

    Floor exercise requires a lot from a gymnast. You need artistry, precision, and skill. But the feeling you get when you stick a complicated tumbling pass, makes all your hard work and dedication worth it. Learn everything you need to know to compete in floor exercise. ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Finding the Edge

    My Life on the Ice

    by Karen Chen ...
    Narrated by Rachel L. Jacobs ...

    Unabridged

    3 hours 3 min

    At seventeen, Karen Chen has already achieved what some girls can only dream of—and it's only the beginning for her. The daughter of Taiwanese immigrants, she began figure skating at five. Ten years and many grueling training sessions later, she won a bronze medal at the 2015 US Championships after sustaining a nearly career-ending ankle fracture a year earlier. In 2017, she became the US National ... Read more

    $37.43 AUD or free with audiobook trial

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    Uneven Bars

    Tips, Rules, and Legendary Stars

    by Tracy Maurer ...
    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Gymnastics

    Unabridged

    28 min

    Ever wonder what it takes to be an uneven bars champion? Find out the tips and tricks to spinning, tucking, and sticking an uneven bars routine, as well as the legends that have shaped the sport into how we know it today. ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Black Power Salute

    How a Photograph Captured a Political Protest

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Captured History Sports

    Unabridged

    1 hour 5 min

    Two American athletes made history at the 1968 Summer Olympics, but not on the track. They staged a silent protest against racial injustice. Tommie Smith and John Carlos, gold and bronze medalists in the 200-meter sprint, stood with heads bowed and black-gloved fists raised as the national anthem played during the medal ceremony. The Australian silver medalist wore a human rights badge in support. ... Read more

    $8.97 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Science Behind Track and Field, The

    by Lisa Amstutz ...
    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Science of the Summer Olympics

    Unabridged

    21 min

    Behind every long stride, high-flying pole vault, and perfectly controlled discus throw, science is at work. As a high jumper takes off, potential energy is converted into kinetic energy. A discus thrower builds up momentum while spinning. Find out how science is involved in Olympic track and field events and how athletes take science into account in their quest for the gold medal. ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Science Behind Gymnastics, The

    Narrated by Various Narrators ...
    series Science of the Summer Olympics

    Unabridged

    25 min

    Behind every jump, spin, and flip of Olympic gymnastics, science is at work. Centrifugal force is at work in a midair spin, and center of gravity is involved in balance beam routines. Newton’s Third Law of Motion springs into action as a gymnast flies into the air in the vaulting event. Find out how science is involved in all your favorite gymnastics events and how gymnasts take science into ... Read more

    $5.98 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Gabby Douglas

    Narrated by Intuitive ...
    series Amazing Athletes

    Unabridged

    12 min

    Although she's just 4 feet, 11 inches tall, Gabby Douglas made a larger-than-life impact on the 2012 Olympic Games in London.Gabby dominated the gymnastics all-around competition with her flawless execution and amazingly high flips, winning gold by a landslide. In early 2012, this pint-sized powerhouse was ready to quit gymnastics for good, but she kept going. Competing at the Olympics at just ... Read more

    $10.47 AUD

  • Audiobook

    Serena Williams

    Legends in Sports

    Narrated by Cherelle Cargill ...

    Unabridged

    2 hours 12 min

    Discover the amazing achievements of sports legend Serena Williams--on and off the tennis court--in this exciting new biography.Serena Williams has been ranked number one in the world for tennis singles, won twenty-two Grand Slam singles titles, and won four Olympic gold medals. She is a powerful player and a fierce competitor. Learn more about the record-breaking athlete in this comprehensive and ... Read more

    $26.93 AUD or free with audiobook trial

  • Audiobook

    Who Was Jesse Owens?

    Narrated by Charles Constant ...
    series Who Was?

    Unabridged

    55 min

    At the 1936 Berlin Summer Olympics, track and field star Jesse Owens ran himself straight into international glory by winning four gold medals. But the life of Jesse Owens is much more than a sports story. Born in rural Alabama under the oppressive Jim Crow laws, Owens's family suffered many hardships. As a boy he worked several jobs like delivering groceries and working in a shoe repair shop to ... Read more

    $10.47 AUD or free with audiobook trial