Shut Up and Ski: Wipeouts, Shootouts and Blowouts on the Trail to the Olympic Dream by Edie Morgan
Approx. 70,650 words.
Published on June 13, 2012.
Murphy's Law meets the Olympic dream in this spirited account of the challenges, misadventures and injuries that beset the US Ski Team in one year leading up to the 1988 Olympic Games. Not-so-brave rookie downhill racer Olivia Sharp and her band of strong-willed yet woefully inexperienced teammates vie for coveted Olympic team spots while coping with a coach who wishes he could trade them all in.