Catch a Star by Tamika Catchings audiobook

Catch a Star: Shining through Adversity to Become a Champion

By Tamika Catchings , with Ken Petersen
Read by Robin Eller

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WNBA, Olympic, and NCAA star Tamika Catchings shares how her faith helped her overcome a disability to become a champion committed to helping at-risk youth. When all she wanted was to fit in, Tamika Catchings stood out and felt left out, never knowing one day she’d stand out—as a basketball superstar and an inspiration. She faced being set apart by her hearing loss, separated from family, living up to high expectations, and the pain and discouragement of debilitating physical injury. Yet she reached for the stars with hard work, perseverance, and her faith in God. Through the silence, she found the way to shine. Catch a Star tells Tamika’s story of overcoming: of leading the Indiana Fever to its first championship, being named one of the WNBA’s top fifteen players in history, earning three Olympic gold medals, and founding the Catch the Stars Foundation to help young people achieve their dreams. Her story will inspire listeners to face their doubts and fears, encouraging them to reach for their own stars, no matter what challenges come their way.

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Summary

Summary

WNBA, Olympic, and NCAA star Tamika Catchings shares how her faith helped her overcome a disability to become a champion committed to helping at-risk youth.

When all she wanted was to fit in, Tamika Catchings stood out and felt left out, never knowing one day she’d stand out—as a basketball superstar and an inspiration. She faced being set apart by her hearing loss, separated from family, living up to high expectations, and the pain and discouragement of debilitating physical injury. Yet she reached for the stars with hard work, perseverance, and her faith in God. Through the silence, she found the way to shine.

Catch a Star tells Tamika’s story of overcoming: of leading the Indiana Fever to its first championship, being named one of the WNBA’s top fifteen players in history, earning three Olympic gold medals, and founding the Catch the Stars Foundation to help young people achieve their dreams. Her story will inspire listeners to face their doubts and fears, encouraging them to reach for their own stars, no matter what challenges come their way.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Tamika Catchings has shown what it means to have the heart of a champion on the court her entire career. Everyone who reads this book will be impacted by her work ethic, loyalty, and example.” Stephanie White, head coach of the Indiana Fever
“A testimony not only to how Catchings overcame adversity and rose to success but also to the power that we all hold within ourselves. A story of courage, determination, and growth.” Dwayne Allen, NFL tight end

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Author Bio: Tamika Catchings

Author Bio: Tamika Catchings

Tamika Catchings is an American professional basketball player for the Indiana Fever of the WNBA and Turkish team Galatasaray. She is a prolific scorer close to and far from the basket, as well as a capable rebounder, ball handler, and defender. After graduating high school, Tamika Catchings became one of the stars of the University of Tennessee women’s basketball team. In 2001, she was drafted by the Indiana Fever. After sitting out the entire year in which she was drafted due to injury, she had an all-star rookie season in 2002. In 2011, she was voted in by fans as one of the Top 15 players in WNBA history. Catchings is a ten-time WNBA All-Star, a five-time All-WNBA selection and is famous for recording the first ever quintuple-double. She serves as President of the WNBA Players Association as of the 2012 season.

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Author Bio: Ken Petersen

Author Bio: Ken Petersen

Ken Petersen is a veteran in the book publishing industry. He has written numerous books in the categories of memoir, motivation, self-help, and theology, and he’s coached a number of authors in writing and publishing. He lives with his wife, Rita, in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/Biography & Autobiography
Runtime: 6.75
Audience: Adult
Language: English