Unstoppable!: My Journey from World Champion to Athlete A to 8-Time NCAA National Gymnastics Champion and Beyond (Hardcover)

Unstoppable!: My Journey from World Champion to Athlete A to 8-Time NCAA National Gymnastics Champion and Beyond By Maggie Nichols, Simone Biles (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Maggie Nichols, Simone Biles (Introduction by)
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Maggie Nichols’s official memoir is an inspirational tell-all about the abuse she suffered under the US national gymnastics team and how she managed to redefine herself in the face of adversity.

With an introduction from Simone Biles.

In 2015, Maggie Nichols’s gymnastics career was on fire.

Having spent most of her young life training as an elite-level gymnast, Maggie carried the team all-around at the 2015 World Championships, helping to cinch the team gold medal. Next in her sights was the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. She was eagerly looking forward to training for the 2016 Olympic Games along with teammates such as Aly Raisman, Simone Biles, and Laurie Hernandez. But on the verge of achieving her lifelong Olympic dream, her world came crashing down.

That summer Maggie revealed to her coach that USAG doctor Larry Nassar had been sexually abusing herself and other athletes under his care. What followed was an extensive investigation that would capture the nation’s attention and illuminate for the world the trauma and massive cover-up behind the scenes of one of the country’s most celebrated sports institutions.

Ultimately, Maggie would go on to become an 8-time NCAA champion and an outspoken advocate for the protection of young children, especially young athletes.

This inspirational tell-all offers an intimate look into the world of elite gymnastics, the sexual abuse scandal that shattered lives and dreams, and how Maggie Nichols risked everything in the name of justice. Maggie now tells this story in her words: a story of hope, trauma, reclamation, and above all, triumph.

About the Author

Maggie Nichols is a five time National Team Member on the US Gymnastics team, a World Champion and World Bronze Medalist, six time individual National Champion, and NCAA Women's Gymnastics Champion. She lives in Fort Worth, Texas.

Praise For…

"A courageous and important cautionary tale." -- Kirkus Reviews

"A worthwhile purchase...[that] recounts Nichols’s ­stellar elite and collegiate gymnastic career and serves as a tell-all about the abuse and trauma she experienced as a USA gymnast." -- School Library Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9781250860224
ISBN-10: 1250860229
Publisher: Roaring Brook Press
Publication Date: January 16th, 2024
Pages: 192
Language: English