Katherine Grainger : Dreams Do Come True
The inspirational story of one of Britain's golden girls from London 2012 Olympics
Great Britain's finest woman rower had one final career target to achieve and, on August 3, 2012, on the water at Eton Dorney, she and Anna Watkins beat three other pairs, and London 2012 Olympic Games women's Double Sculls gold medals were theirs. Three times a silver medallist in the Olympic Games, Kath Grainger's career was complete and, at the age of 36, she could retire an Olympic champion—she was already a six-time world champion and winner of eight World Cup gold medals. Kath's story is a remarkable one—proof that nice people can be winners. and dedication and hard work pay off. Incredibly bright, Grainger combined her athletic career with her education and she has degrees in subjects as diverse as law, philosophy, and homicide. Now much in demand as a media celebrity and motivational speaker, Katherine Grainger has packed an awful lot into her 37 years and in this autobiography she tells her life story, the highs and lows, and her ultimate moment of glory in front of thousands of home fans.