Chalked up : inside elite gymnastics' merciless coaching, overzealous parents, eating disorders, and elusive Olympic dreams

Jennifer Sey.

Published in time for the 2008 Beijing Summer Games, this book by a champion gymnast tells her riveting true story of pain, abuse, neglect, and endurance on the road to the Olympics.


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Monica ShinePosted November 12, 2009

With glittering sparse prose and clear-eyed insight, Jennifer Sey recounts the harrowing tale of her pursuit of gymnastics glory in the eighties.  From the moment 7 year old Jennifer Sey watched Nadia Comaneci during the 1976 Olympics, she too d...

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