Eleven Seconds

Eleven Seconds

A Story of Tragedy, Courage & Triumph

By Travis Roy; E. M. Swift

Warner Books (NY), Hardcover, 9780446521888, 240pp.

Publication Date: January 1998

In this heartfelt testament to the power of love and the strength of the human spirit, Travis Roy, who suffered a devastating injury eleven seconds into his first college hockey game, reveals how he has managed to cope after the accident and, with the help of family and friends, overcome tremendous barriers to begin a new life.

About the Author
Roy underwent intense rehabilitation at the Shepherd Center in Atlanta and has regained some movement in his right arm. He is a student at Boston University.

Katarina Witt, born in 1965, still skates professionally.
E. M. Swift is a senior writer at "Sports Illustrated" and co-author of "My Sergei: A Love Story with Ekaterina Goordeva and Eleven Seconds" with Travis Roy.