Going for the Gold: How the U.S. Olympic Hockey Team Won at Lake Placid Dover Books on Sports and Popular Recreations

Dover Publications - This is the thrilling true story of how a ragtag team of collegiate and amateur athletes united in the shadow of the Cold War to defeat the seemingly invincible Soviet ice hockey team at the 1980 Winter Olympics. Even those with no interest in sports or hockey will appreciate this tale of faith, perseverance, and triumph in the face of overwhelming odds.

Wendel draws upon these close ties to offer moving stories of the players' boyhoods in Minnesota, North Dakota, and the Boston area as well as updates on their post-Olympic careers. Team a year before their Olympic triumph. Author tim wendel, a lifelong hockey fan, began following the U. S. He joined their road trips, and eventually came to know not only every member of the team but also their friends, reported on their games for a variety of publications, families, and former coaches.

Going for the Gold: How the U.S. Olympic Hockey Team Won at Lake Placid Dover Books on Sports and Popular Recreations - Sixty-two action photographs complement the story of the team's amazing victory, which was voted by Sports Illustrated as the greatest sports moment of the twentieth century and inspired two movies. Three decades later, the "miracle on Ice" still captures imaginations around the world and causes American hearts to swell with pride.





The Boys of Winter: The Untold Story of a Coach, a Dream, and the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team

Crown Publishers - Coffey also traces the paths of the players and coaches since their stunning victory, examining how the Olympic events affected their lives. Told with warmth and an uncanny eye for detail, The Boys of Winter is an intimate, perceptive portrayal of one Friday night in Lake Placid and the enduring power of the extraordinary.

Also available as an eBook. Wayne coffey casts a fresh eye on this seminal sports event, giving readers an ice-level view of the amateurs who took on a Russian hockey juggernaut at the height of the Cold War. Their “miracle on ice” has become a national fairy tale, but the real Cinderella story is even more remarkable.

The Boys of Winter: The Untold Story of a Coach, a Dream, and the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team - He details the unusual chemistry of the Americans—formulated by their fiercely determined coach, Herb Brooks—and seamlessly weaves portraits of the boys with the fluid action of the game itself. They were the 1980 U. S. Olympic hockey team, a blue-collar bunch led by an unconventional coach, and they engineered what Sports Illustrated called the greatest sports moment of the twentieth century.

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Herb Brooks: The Inside Story of a Hockey Mastermind

MVP Books - Hockey team’s victory at the 1980 olympics was a “Miracle on Ice”--a miracle largely brought about by Herb Brooks, the legendary coach who forged that invincible team. Famously antagonistic toward the press at lake Placid, Brooks nonetheless turned to sportswriter John Gilbert after each game, giving his longtime friend and confidant what became the most comprehensive coverage of the ’80 team.

This book is Gilbert’s memoir of Brooks. Neither strictly biography or tell-all exposé, Herb Brooks:  The Inside Story of a Hockey Mastermind is the story of an extraordinary man as it emerged in the course of a remarkable friendship. S. The U.





Miracle on Ice: How a Stunning Upset United a Country Captured History Sports

Compass Point Books - One iconic photo captured the impact of that “miraculous” historic event. Beating the best hockey team in the world―and its major Cold War rival―gave Americans a sense of pride. Americans had gone through difficult times at home and abroad. And to many people the victory was about much more than sports.

College players had other ideas. The stunning upset of the Soviet hockey team by the young Americans has been called the greatest moment in international hockey. But a team of U. S. The mighty soviets were the favorites to win hockey gold at the 1980 Winter Olympics.





Espn Films 30 for 30: Of Miracles and Men

Team Marketing 35425988 - But there was another, unchronicled side to the Miracle On Ice. Director jonathan hock explores the scope of the Miracle on Ice through the Soviet lens, giving it renewed suspense and a fresh perspective. In the wake of that famous loss, head coach Viktor Tikhonov and captain Slava Fetisov waged a personal battle that determined the future of Russian hockey.

The story of one of the greatest upsets in sports history has been told. The so-called bad guys from americas ideological adversary were in reality good men and outstanding players, and there was a certain shame in them having to live the rest of their lives with the results of February 22, 1980 Or has it? on a friday evening in lake placid, a plucky band of American collegians stunned the vaunted Soviet national team, 4-3 in the medal round of the 1980 Winter Olympic hockey competition.





Do You Believe in Miracles? The Story of the 1980 U.S. Hockey Team

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Miracle Full Screen Edition

WALT DISNEY PICTURES 2259694 - Kurt russell gives a brilliant performance as the dynamic and determined coach Herb Brooks, who had an impossible dream -- beat the seemingly unbeatable Soviets at their own game. From the studio that brought you the rookie and remembER THE TITANS comes the movie everybody loves -- MIRACLE. Starting with a handpicked group of twenty-six undisciplined kids, Brooks coached them to play like they never played before, and turned twenty of them into a team that believed they could achieve the unachievable -- and in the process, united a nation with a new feeling of hope.

Filled with exhilarating nonstop hockey action and heart-racing suspense, it's the inspiring true story behind one of the greatest moments in sports history — the 1980 United States ice hockey team's triumphant Olympic victory against the Soviet Union. Do you believe in miracles the story of the 1980 U.

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One Goal: A Chronicle of the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team

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Miracle on Ice

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Remembering Herbie: Celebrating the Life and Times of Hockey Legend Herb Brooks

Bernstein Books - Others shared heartwarming or hilarious tales. Do you believe in miracles the story of the 1980 U. S. Some poured out their emotions. Used book in Good Condition. This moving book is a tribute to a man whose name is synonymous with hockey: the late Herb Brooks. It is a heartfelt story told through interviews with nearly 100 people.

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America's Coach: Life Lessons & Wisdom for Gold Medal Success: A Biographical Journey of the Late Hockey Icon Herb Brooks

Bernstein Books - Woven throughout this colorful tapestry are anecdotes, funny stories, and nuggets of wisdom from Brooks himself, quotes, which provide a unique insight into the secrets of his success. Ross Bernstein. Used book in Good Condition. Shrink-wrapped. Coach. Best-selling sports author ross bernstein, who had actually been working with Brooks on writing a series of motivational books at the time of his tragic passing in 2003, honors the legacy of his late friend and mentor by challenging you to achieve heights you never dreamed possible.

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