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Greater Than Gold

Greater Than Gold From Olympic Heartbreak to Ultimate Redemption

By David Boudia
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 4.31 Stars

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On 9/2 Gretchen Matthews wrote: reater Than Gold is an autobiography by David Boudia, with the assistance of Tim Ellsworth. It is the story of David's pathway to success, tracing his lifetime of growth from a child gymnast to becoming the first U.S. male Olympic gold medalist in 10-meter platform diving since 1986. My 12-year old daughter ... What Could Be Better? - A Review of "Greater Than Gold" by David Boudia

Gretchen's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/21 Hanne T wrote: Here’s a great testimony about Boudia’s journey to the Olympics. It’s actually not about how he got to the Olympics, but instead about his spiritual development and growth. I personally feel like it’s too slow, and also doesn’t seem very substantial much of the time, so I wasn’t very much ... Greater Than Gold by David Boudia with Tim Ellsworth

Hanne T's Rating:

3 Stars

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 ...

Scotty's Rating:

2 Stars

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

Andrew's Rating:

5 Stars

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

Katie Adauto's Rating:

4 Stars

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

Book Lover's Rating:

5 Stars

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....

Bernie's Rating:

5 Stars

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

Vijaya's Rating:

5 Stars

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

olive+yew's Rating:

4 Stars

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

Heidi's Rating:

4 Stars