Life & Relationships
Jun 30, 2016
6 books that will get you excited for the Olympics
The Rio Olympics begin on August 5, 2016. Get in the spirit by reading one of these new books—whether you're into history or memoir.
For the Glory: Olympic Legend Eric Liddell's Journey of Faith and SurvivalSource: Indigo
This book tells the story of Olympic gold medalist Eric Liddell, the main character in Chariots of Fire. After his win in the 400-metre sprint at the 1924 Paris Olympics, Liddell became a missionary in China, later interning at a Japanese work camp where he counselled and fed the prisoners.
Natural Born Heroes: Mastering the Lost Secrets of Strength and EnduranceSource: Indigo
In this book, the author of Born to Run discovers ancient techniques for skills like strength and endurance that have been preserved in communities around the world.
Out of the Rough: Inside the Ropes with the World's Greatest GolfersSource: Indigo Credits: Indigo
Golf has returned to the Olympics. Get in the spirit of the game with this new hardcover from Steve Williams, one of the most successful caddies in the biz—best known for his thirteen-year stint with Tiger Woods.