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In-Person Event with US Olympian Kendall Coyne/As Fast as Her

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In-Person Event with US Olympian Kendall Coyne/As Fast as Her

Join Anderson’s bookshop for an in-person event with local author, celebrated hockey player, and US Olympian Kendall Coyne to celebrate the release of her autobiography, As Fast as Her: Dream Big, Break Barriers, Achieve Success


This event will be held in our Naperville store, and pre-registration is required as space is limited.

 

Please read these COVID protection requirements carefully:

Masks are strongly recommended for all customers, regardless of vaccination status.  Seating may be restricted in order to allow for social distancing.

 

Anderson’s Bookshop reserves the right to change the format of this event to a virtual one at any time if it becomes necessary.  

 

Failure to follow these guidelines and to treat all participants with courtesy and respect may result in your expulsion from the event.

 

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More about the book:

Dream big, follow your passion and never give up. Decorated US Olympian and accomplished hockey star Kendall Coyne shares the grit and determination it took to break down barriers and achieve her dreams against tremendous odds, encouraging you to follow your passions and never give up.

The world told Kendall Coyne to slow down. They said "not so fast" when she picked up hockey skates instead of figure skates. They said "just a minute" when she tried out for the boy's team. They told her "you're not enough" so often that she started to believe it. But Kendall had a passion and a dream, so instead of slowing down, she sped up, going on to win Olympic gold and a spot in the Fastest Skater Competition at the 2019 NHL All-Star Weekend.

As Fast as Her explores how Kendall held on to her dream, overcame her insecurities, defied her naysayers, and pushed herself past barriers to achieve her goals--and how you can too Inside this inspirational, sports-meets-real-life inspirational autobiography, Kendall shares:

  • stories that illustrate the lessons she's learned and how to apply them for success
  • affirmations to help young people believe you are can reach your dreams
  • encouragement to fit in, to find your "why," and to create lasting change for others
  • her personal trials and triumphs, inspiring you to discover what excites and exhausts you
  • motivation to be relentless in achieving your own goals

Kendall pauses throughout her story to equip you with practical take-aways from her journey to become a top athlete and Olympic medalist, appropriately dubbed "Golden Coynes." As Fast As Her also includes behind-the-scenes and personal photos in a full-color, 8-page insert.

As Fast as Her is perfect for:

  • readers 13 and up looking for an uplifting true story
  • fans of the NHL, Olympic hockey, women's sports, and sports in general
  • birthday, Christmas, and holiday gifts for teens and young adults

About the author:

Orland Park resident Kendall Coyne Schofield is a professional hockey player and Olympian who won gold and silver medals while representing Team USA, most recently at the Beijing Olympics. In 2019, she became the first woman to compete in the NHL All-Star Skills Competition. She currently is a developmental coach for the Chicago Blackhawks and lives in the area with her husband, NFL player Michael Schofield, and their dog, Blue. She loves connecting with young people and inspiring them to dream big, break barriers and achieve success!

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