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Able: Gold Medals, Grand Slams and Smashing Glass Ceilings by [Alcott, Dylan]
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The astonishing life story from one of Australia's most inspirational athletes.

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The incredible life of an astonishing athlete

Dylan Alcott has never let his disability get in the way of what he wanted to achieve. His family treated him no differently to any other kid, and it was the best thing they ever did. Growing up, Dylan always had a positive attitude to life. So when he discovered sport, he'd have a go at anything and could always be found at the centre of the action, giving his best and playing to win. Then he tried wheelchair basketball and tennis and was hooked.

Fast forward ten years or so, and the now three-time Paralympic gold medallist, Order of Australia recipient, Grand Slam tennis champion and philanthropist combines elite sport with a love for music (he's a triple j radio announcer and is famous for his crowd surfing). But Dylan's greatest passion is changing the way those with disabilities are perceived, and to inspire young people - whether they have disabilities or are able-bodied - to achieve their dreams. It's a passion that drives him every day of his life.

In Able, Dylan shares his story. It's the tale of someone who's proud of who he is, who has a go, does everything with heart and soul, who always sees the upside and never takes himself too seriously. As inspiring, honest and funny as its author, Able proves that for every one thing you can't do, there are 10,000 other things that you can.


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 28760 KB
  • Print Length: 297 pages
  • Publisher: ABC Books (1 December 2018)
  • Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers (AU)
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B07CRWD8NB
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,692 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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