This is a story of personal triumph intertwined with significant events of the Twentieth Century. Get ready to experience the inspiring story of a boy who overcomes adversity to become a world-class athlete and a world-class person. He takes those lessons with him in his professional and personal life, leading him to new adventures. "How could so much happen to such an ordinary person?"
"The Victory Lap" tells the incredible true story of Jack Yerman's journey to the 1960 Olympics and his Gold Medal victory. This book also connects Jack to significant events in history, including the Cold War, the Civil Rights Movement, the rise of corporate America, educating the next generation, falling in love, and becoming a father.