Off Balance has ratings and reviews. La Petite Américaine said: I first encountered Dominique Moceanu the same way everyone else did: on TV whe. Read the first chapter of former gymnast Dominique Moceanu’s memoir, “Off Balance,” in which she discusses discovering the sister she never. Off Balance,” Dominique Moceanu’s memoir, paints a dark picture of legendary coach Bela Karolyi and of elite gymnastics. The Olympian.
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So I decided to buy her book, to know more about her story and herself, and I have to say I really fulfilled my expectations about it. Border, shutdown and Ebola.
I had done 16 bar routines when, on average, the normal morning training session just requires one routine or two. Actually, in this book she seems to be more mystified by their actions. The book was far more detailed than I expected, although it does slide over some of the things that happened in her career afterspending more time on the events that happened in Moceanu’s personal life.
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I would recommend this book to fans of gymnastics, especially those who “came of age” when Dom was competing.
You know, I go in other detail with more things, as well. The story of her secret sister, who seems like a real firecracker, makes me wish I was reading Jennifer’s book, to be honest.
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Off Balance, by Dominique Moceanu, seemed a bit So when my father came to this country, he wanted a better life. My mother spent twenty years hiding the pain and agony of this secret, but on December 10,it finally came out. Moceanu’s telling of the dark side of U. I was a little surprised she didn’t include him among the book’s dedications. Lugging my backpack full of business textbooks to my car, I felt baby give me a stern kick. Free eBook offer available to NEW subscribers only.
I never held her, never touched her, never even smelled her.
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What other items do customers buy after viewing this item? Her life on and off the gym floor has been difficult. I sat in my car for what seemed like hours, repeatedly examining the contents of the package.
I felt I could know Dominique much better than talking face to face with her and I’m really thankful to her for letting me and others know her more, by sharing their feelings, emotions, thoughts and the most toughest moments that she had to face on these years of her life. After reading the Sey memoir earlier, I can say I think this one was much more enjoyable in terms of giving a look at how professional gymnastics works today.
ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. The book is well written and I highly recommend it to any gymnastics fan or reader of memoirs! There was so many amazing things though, that you learned when you connected with this sister. Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Discovering dominiqje sister Jennifer, though—that was a surprise.
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Subscribe to The Boston Globe today. She veers between telling you a story in a very personal, girlish tone, other times she becomes bitter and angry, and still others it feels like she’s super far noceanu with what she’s talking about. She wrote that she had been waiting four years to contact me directly.
It had to have been a very difficult frightening thing for you to do, especially given that as a young woman you were used to having people kind of pretty much tell you when to eat, sleep and where to stand, you know, all day long.
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The announcers told ofc story with great enthusiasm and clearly thought it was wonderful. Start reading Off Balance: My life reshuffled, restructured in a matter of minutes. It defiantly gives you a inside look into the girl she was and how she became the woman she is today. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.