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Olympic Skeleton Racers of Canada - Jon Montgomery, Duff Gibson, Jeff Pain, Mellisa Hollingsworth, Michelle Kelly, Lindsay Alcock (Paperback) Loot Price: R179
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Chapters: Jon Montgomery, Duff Gibson, Jeff Pain, Mellisa Hollingsworth, Michelle Kelly, Lindsay Alcock, Michael Douglas, Paul Boehm, Amy Gough. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 28. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Jonathan Riley "Jon" Montgomery (born May 6, 1979 in Russell, Manitoba) is a Canadian skeleton racer who has competed since 2006. He won the Gold Medal in the men's skeleton event at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. Jon Montgomery started skeleton racing when he lived in Calgary where he worked as an auctioneer not far from Canada Olympic Park in Calgary. Sometime in 2002 Montgomery visited the track with his parents where a skeleton race was being held. Montgomery was immediately hooked with the sport and started racing competitively not long after watching it in Calgary. Initially Jon Montgomery did not do well in his first two seasons competing on the World Cup tour. However, Montgomery won his first World Cup race in Cesana, Italy in 2008. He won two silver medals at the 2008 FIBT World Championships in Altenberg, Germany, earning them in the men's skeleton and mixed bobsleigh bobsleigh-skeleton team event. Montgomery's highest World Cup overall placing came when he finished second overall in the 200708 Skeleton World Cup. Montgomery qualified for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver based on his results in the 2009-10 Skeleton World Cup. In the Olympic event Montgomery had trailed Martins Dukurs after the first run but established the fastest times the following two runs, including a track record 52.20 on his third run. In the fourth and final run on February 19, 2010, Montgomery still trailed Martins Dukurs by 0.18 seconds but Dukurs' was 0.25 seconds slower on his final run. Thus Montgomery won the gold medal by 0.07 seconds. Montgomery celebrated exubera...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=1530350

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 30
ISBN-13: 978-1-157-52537-0
Barcode: 9781157525370
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LSN: 1-157-52537-7

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