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Greater Than Gold From Olympic Heartbreak to Ultimate Redemption
By David Boudia
Published by Thomas Nelson
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On 12/1 Scotty wrote: After the Rio Olympics this year, I knew there would be newly published books featuring some of the famous athletes, but I was surprised to be offered the chance to review a book by diver David Boudia. I wasn’t very familiar with Boudia, even though I knew he won a Silver medal at the Olympic Games ... As much as I wanted to like this book, I thought it was dull ...
On 11/30 Andrew Smith wrote: In Greater than Gold, David Boudia shared his personal story about his journey of an Olympic gold medal. He began practicing gymnastics at a young age. Then at eleven years old, he decided to take up diving. His parents were both in the U.S. Air Force when they met. He also opened up about how he dreaded ... Greater than Gold: From Olympic Heartbreak to Ultimate Redemption by David Boudia Book Review
On 11/28 Katie Adauto wrote: Still have some Olympic fever going on around our house so I was happy to be able to read Greater Than Gold by David Boudia, Olympic Gold Medalist. David share a lot about his childhood in the book, the struggles he faced as a teen and young adult, and ultimately find Jesus along the way and how it ... Greater Than Gold Book Review
On 10/27 Book Lover wrote: I cannot say enough positive things about this book. David Boudia's story is honest and very transparent, which kept me engaged during the entire story. Typically, I would zone out or read half of the book and call it quits. However, I couldn't put this book down because of the transparency. He admitted ... Greater than Gold by David Boudia
On 10/22 Bernie wrote: As a new "Swim Mom", we were definitely excited about this summer's Olympic games. Despite not having "regular TV", our family huddled around the computer to watch highlights and replays of the swimming competitions. Honestly, I wasn't familiar with many of the other participants or sports. ... What ultimate redemption looks like....
On 10/10 Vijaya Bodach wrote: GREATER THAN GOLD: From Olympic Heartbreak toUltimate Redemption by David Boudia and Tim Ellsworth was such a joy to read, especially since we watched some of the 2016 Olympics, including diving. It is astonishing to me that someone would choose to hurtle towards the water from 10 meters (3-story building). ... Greater than Gold
On 9/30 olive+yew wrote: I am ashamed to admit (but only a little) that I mostly requested this book because we had just seen him dive in the Olympics, and, um, he has very, very nice abs. I mean, I was just hoping for photos. The book is about his quest for glory, hoping it would fulfill him (spoiler alert: it doesn't). He ... books on tap: more, more, more
On 9/28 Heidi Lindsley wrote: Hello everyone!Today I am sharing my review of Greater than Gold: From Olympic Heartbreak to Ultimate Redemption by David Boudia. David Boudia is a US Olympic diver who competed in the Olympics both in 2008 and 2012. In 2008, he did pretty poorly and was extremely discouraged, but then he went on ... Greater Than Gold by David Boudia REVIEW
On 9/19 BadWolf wrote: The Good: This book is by twice Olympian, David Boudia. I thought that I’d try a book that’s a little different than what I’ve recently been reading. And this was as good as any. For what I’ve got from this book, David was a very self-centered, competitive child (so imagine sending him to the ... Greater Than Gold - David Boudia
On 9/18 Nancy Famolari wrote: David Boudia is a world class diver and Olympian. Growing up he was a talented athlete, but diving was where he excelled. However, David saw his exceptional talent as a road to wealth and fame rather than a god-given talent that could be used to bring glory to God. In his first Olympics in 2008, he ... Moving Beyond the Personal Search for Glory