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Florence Griffith Joyner

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Juvenile Sports, Children"s 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography, Biography/Autobiography, Biography & Autobiography - People of Color, Biography & Autobiography - Sports & Recreation, Sports & Recreation - Track & Field, Griffith Joyner, Florence Delorez, Sports & outdoor recreation, 1960-, Biography, Griffith Joyner, Florence Delo, Juvenile literature, Olympics, Runners (Sports), Sprinting, United S
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Open LibraryOL11424311M
ISBN 100822504952
ISBN 139780822504955

This fantastic book tells all about Florence Griffith Joyner the "speed queen". It includes colorful pictures of the sprinter training, winning and wearing her funky, lacy jogging outfits (hey when you're a speed queen creativity counts!).

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Library Binding. 12 /5(3). Olympian Florence Joyner, known widely as "Flo Jo," was born Florence Delorez Griffith on Decemin Los Angeles, California. Joyner. Florence Griffith Joyner, the year-old three-time gold medalist at the Seoul Olympics last summer and the world-record holder at and meters, said she.

No matter how strong their performances, it is unlikely that anyone will come close to Florence Griffith-Joyner's time ofset in the U.S. Olympic Trials. Explore Billionaires. She Persisted is a series of books about inspirational women who persisted to become great successes in their fields.

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The book is not gadget-happy, except for one superfluous section on cross-training equipment like stationary bicycles. An excellent purchase for both public and academic libraries. (Index and page color photo tribute to Griffith Joyner not seen.)AKathryn Ruffle, Cited by: 1.

Florence Griffith Joyner - Olympic Champion (Houghton Mifflin Leveled Reader Focus On Biography) Paperback – January 1, by Joelle Campbell (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings See all formats and editionsReviews: 2.

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The world, however, has. A biography of the noted sprinter who won three gold medals at the :   Flo Jo: The story of Florence Griffith Joyner (Start-to-finish books) by Venable, Alan (January 1, ) Paperback out of 5 stars 1. Paperback. $ Florence Griffith Joyner: Olympic Runner (Great Record Breakers in Sports) Rob Kirkpatrick.

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$ Paperback. $ The book also explains the necessary educational steps, useful character traits, potential hazards, and daily job tasks related to this career. Sidebars include thought-provoking : Cherry Lake Pub. About the Author Florence Griffith Joyner, the "World's Fastest Woman," won three gold and one silver medal in track and field at the '88 summer Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, in addition to a silver medal at the '84 Games in Los : Wiley.

F lorence Griffith-Joyner, a.k.a. Flo-Jo, was an American sprinter who won a total of 5 Olympic Medals: Silver in the Olympics in the m, and then gold in for the m, m and 4 x m and silver in the 4 x m. Joyner was the winner of the James E Sullivan Award in as the top amateur athlete in the US.

Her world records in the m and the m set in still stand today. To help promote running and physical fitness, and to fulfill the dreams of Olympic gold medalist Florence Griffith Joyner, IDG Books Worldwide has.

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Considered the fastest woman of all time, Florence Griffith Joyner, also known as Flo-Jo, set two world records in that still stand today.

THis book describes a no-nonsense yet, not tyranical, way of running and starting to train your body for improving running. It gives great advice about form, nutrition, safety and much more.

It is sooo unfortuante and sad that Flo-Jo is no longer with us, but her intelligence and love for the sport remains alive in this book/5(13).

Florence Griffith Joyner, the "World's Fastest Woman," won three gold and one silver medal in track and field at the '88 summer Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea, in addition to a silver medal at the '84 Games in Los Angeles/5(3). This book examines the life of Florence Griffith Joyner in a simple, age-appropriate way that will help children develop word recognition and reading skills.

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She developed a clothing line, created nail products, dabbled in acting, and authored children's books.

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Along with her husband, Griffith Joyner established the Florence Griffith Joyner Youth Foundation in to aid disadvantaged youth. Florence Griffith Joyner, who treated a meter stretch of synthetic track as if it were a high-speed fashion runway, breaking world records while wrapped in provocative one-legged lace.

Running for Dummies by Florence Griffith Joyner and John Hanc and Jackie Joyner-Kersee. Overview - As a comprehensive guide to the world of running, this book is filled with simple tips and instructions, as well as helpful photos and tons of insider tips.

Photos and : For Dummies. Florence Griffith Joyner is the author of Running For Dummies ( avg rating, 69 ratings, 13 reviews, published ) and She Persisted ( avg ratin /5. by Florence Griffith Joyner (Author), John Hanc (Author), Jackie Joyner-Kersee (Foreword) & out of 5 stars 27 ratings.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Paperback, Illustrated, Import "Please retry" — ₹ 1, PaperbackReviews:. Florence Griffith Joyner. It was the Olympics in Seoul when Joyner, known to the world as “Flo Jo,” soared to greatness.

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