Athletes Who Rock shares the inspiring backstories of 15 individuals who have achieved the near-impossible: success in the ultra-competitive worlds of pro sports and music. Although their lives are a dream for many, few have understood what it takes to break through in both fields.
Enhanced by dozens of intimate photos, this dynamic collection of in-depth interviews provides accounts from star talents Damian Lillard, Bernie Williams, Chelcee Grimes, Yannick Noah, Rony Seikaly, Pat Nevin, Ray Barbee, Lyndsay Perry, Kyle Turley, Bronson Arroyo, Mark Butcher, Pat Burgener, Essence Carson, Kevin Walker and Daniela Hantuchova.
These remarkable athlete-musicians have lived out every kid's fantasy. They have played sold out stadiums, written hit records, collected awards and DJed at the most prestigious nightclubs - all while excelling in the world's biggest sporting competitions.
But victory has not come easy. For every tale of playing the Royal Albert Hall, hitting a World Series home run or winning an Olympic gold there is another that involves overcoming one of life's big challenges. The hurdles they have crossed are often hard to believe. Now their stories are ready to be told.