Ready, steady… and we’re off! 50 Amazing Athletes shows sportspeople pushing their minds and bodies to the limit in the greatest athletic contests on earth. Who will win medals… and who will win hearts? The reader discovers what real sportsmanship is made of through profiles of the greatest sportspeople through the ages. Whether the athletes stuck out through godlike physical ability or incredible determination and willpower, they all have one thing in common: the courage to go a step beyond the finish line.