About the Book
Following her meteoric rise to fame, this pictorial book is a tribute to the leading female gymnast of the current generation and to one who has become the first female gymnast to win three consecutive All Around gold medals in World Championships. Simone's own words are used to enhance the imagery along with quotes from leading figures which summarise her impact on the world of Gymnastics.
A sports photographer for over 35 years, Eileen Langsley has covered 12 Olympic Games and numerous major events in a wide variety of sports. Specialising in Gymnastics, Figure Skating, Women's Sports and Olympic Sports her work has featured in many magazines and books. She was the official photographer to the International Gymnastics Federation and the UK Women's Sports Foundation for 20 years.