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The Peter Norman Story

$34.99

The Peter Norman Story

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SKU: 9781925481365 Categories: ,

The inspirational story of athlete Peter Norman - the greatest Australian hero you don't know. Peter Norman is the \"third man\" in one of the mst powerful and influential photos of all time. Peter Norman won a silver medal at the 1968 Mexico Olympics. But Peter is a hero today not for the race, but for what he did next. Upon hearing of US athletes John Carlos and Tommie Smith's plan to protest against racial and social inequality and with a black power salute on the dais, Peter said \"I'll stand with you\". That at of solidarity cost Peter Norman his career, reputation, livelihood and health. But it secured a unique friendship, and a legend.

Author: WEBSTER, ANDREW

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Weight 1 g