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BRENT POPPEN'S "Tragedy On The Mountain" reveals how a sports accident at age sixteen left the author a quadriplegic, but it did not paralyze his athletic dream. Poppen competed in two consecutive Paralympics, Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008, in wheelchair rugby and tennis, earning a Bronze Medal in wheelchair rugby and numerous Gold Medals and world titles in both sports. ThBRENT POPPEN'S "Tragedy On The Mountain" reveals how a sports accident at age sixteen left the author a quadriplegic, but it did not paralyze his athletic dream. Poppen competed in two consecutive Paralympics, Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008, in wheelchair rugby and tennis, earning a Bronze Medal in wheelchair rugby and numerous Gold Medals and world titles in both sports. This book is a riveting read, a true story of courage in the face of adversity, of triumph over tragedy. Brent's road to recovery was riddled with potholes, but in the end he was victorious. He's an inspiration to anyone. BRENT POPPEN, a USA Bronze and Gold Medalist in wheelchair rugby and tennis, is an avid water skier, substitute teacher, counselor and international motivational speaker. He earned a bachelor's degree in social science from Chapman College in Southern California. Brent and his lovely wife, Erica, reside in Paso Robles, California, where he does substitute teaching and Erica is an elementary school teacher....

Title : Tragedy on the Mountain: A Quadriplegic's Journey from Paralysis to Paralympics
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ISBN : 9781475035186
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 112 Pages
Status : Available For Download
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Tragedy on the Mountain: A Quadriplegic's Journey from Paralysis to Paralympics Reviews

  • Brent
    2019-03-20 19:07

    I hope this book affects you like it has me. It was written as I layed in bed for 7 months 24 hours a day fighting a blood infection, that came with in days of taking my life. I can only hope that it leads you to dream and work to make it a reality. It was a hard reality to realize that your tomorrow is never promised, so make a difference today. You can find more info on me and my other book (Playground Lessons; Friendship and Forgiveness) at: www.booksbybrent.com.