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The American Olympic Champion Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone has achieved great heights of accomplishments in the track and field realm. However, she did not stop there and extended her reach to another field. Apart from hurdling, this American prodigy had made her space in the writing world as well by penning down her incredible journey. From Olympic wins to world champion titles, and achieving multiple other accolades, the journey hasn’t been easy for the athlete. 

She has revealed everything about her life, including the trials and tribulations, in her book. She made the announcement of the same on social media on the 9th of January 2024. Following this, she recently opened up about the motive behind writing down her own journey. 

Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone speaks about her book 

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Syndey McLaughlin-Levrone has added multiple feathers to her hat. With track accomplishments, she is now an author as well. Her book will be released on the 30th of January 2024. Being the author of her book, “Far Beyond Gold: Running From Fear to Faith”, wasn’t something she planned, but there was an instinct that pushed her to talk about her story. While speaking to Olymics.com recently, she opened up about the reason behind becoming an author. 

McLaughlin-Levrone wrote this book to become a reason of inspiration for anyone out there struggling. She has revealed everything in this book from her wins to anxiety struggles at the 2016 Olympics, to personal issues. She expressed, “I wanted to intentionally be very honest, and I think that’s what people related to most, is the vulnerability and the authenticity”.

Stating the reason, she expressed, “I want people to know that now we all struggle. We all have issues that we go through and battles that we’re facing”. She wanted to be a safe space for all the young people out there. She also added that writing this book has been “also kind of healing” for her. Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone’s fans have been eagerly waiting for the book’s release since the announcement was made.

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Announcement of the Olympian’s book 

Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone took to her Instagram account on January 9 to announce her book. She shared two pictures that inculcated the details of her book tour, which is set to kick off on the release date East Brunswick, NJ.  The next stop will be Northvale, NJ on the 31st of January and then continue to Philadelphia, PA on the 2nd of February. With this information, she penned down a note in the caption as well. 

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Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone expressed, “Thrilled to announce my upcoming book tour for Far Beyond Gold”.She further added, “Can’t wait to connect with all of you and share the incredible journey behind the pages of my story of faith.” Sydney McLaughlin-Levrone’s book is expected to be a masterpiece.

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