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Victress: Women who paved the way in Australian Sport

Victress: Women who paved the way in Australian Sport (Paperback)

By Hall, Corinne
By Randall, Michael

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Mother, wife, partner, daughter, sister, niece, grandmother: every woman is a VICTRESS in her own unique and special way. This book is an ode to some of Australia's most cherished female athletes who, not just through achievements in their chosen sport, but through their unwaveri...ng conviction and commitment to women's sport, blazed a trail for their sisterhood. From legends like Dawn Fraser and Cathy Freeman, to the new breed of powerful sportswomen like Ellyse Perry, Tayla Harris and Ash Barty, each athlete is honoured and celebrated, thanks to Hobart Hurricanes Women's Big Bash League cricketer Corinne Hall's unique artistic talents. Inspired by these incredible women, Corinne takes readers on a journey into the lives of each athlete through both her stunning drawings and her authentic tales. From personal interactions with the athletes, to recalling where she was when watching some of the iconic events that made them household names, Corinne provides a fresh but relatable perspective on how each has left an indelible mark on the exponential growth of sport for women. Kindness is key for Corinne, who has ensured funds from the book will be directed back into grassroots women's cricket, along with helping charitable organisation, The Kindness Factory, spread its positive message. In keeping with the kindness theme, athletes have provided their own stories of kindness, unearthing the special role simple acts have played in their lives.
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ISBN 9781925893274
Published AU 1 Apr 2020
Publisher Wild Dingo Press
Format Paperback
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ISBN-13 9781925893274
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Wild Dingo Press
Imprint Wild Dingo Press
Published 1 Apr 2020
Publication Country Australia Australia
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Hall, Corinne
By Randall, Michael
Category Biography & Autobiography: Sport
Australian
Number of Pages 160
Dimensions Width: 215mm
Height: 250mm
Dewey Code Not specified
Weight 686g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Biography: Sport
ONIX Text General/trade

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