Audio Book narrated by Grammy Award Winner, Janis Ian.

Wild meets The Boys in the Boat, a memoir about the quest for Olympic gold and the triumph of love over fear.

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“Hi! Welcome to my website. This locale started as a place folks could learn about me and my writing. Now, my efforts to expand access to opportunity have blossomed into a personal mission to support people to articulate and deliver on their dreams.

This shift is taking me beyond the realm of women’s sports, beyond the reach of both my competitive days as an elite rower and my ownership stake in the WNBA’s Seattle Storm franchise. Today, I spend a lot of time thinking, talking, and learning about what stops us from both daring to dream and pursuing those ideas. I’m all about sharing my hard-won life lessons so that others might gain some perspective without having to suffer through all the pain I did along the way. Who says we can only learn from our own direct experience?

Here, you can follow several aspects of my mix-and-match life. I always seem to have a lot going on, thanks to my various entrepreneurial adventures, not to mention the continuing saga of friendship, love, family, and parenthood that unfolds daily. Plus, I am determined to encapsulate all those life lessons and thinking about dreaming and delivering into my next book.”

Beautiful and important on so many levels, Course Correction is about rowing and about so much more–hope and hopelessness, fear and courage, loss and redemption. Ultimately it is about the transforming power of love, and, dammit all, it made me cry.
Daniel James Brown, #1 New York Times Bestselling Author of The Boys in the Boat
Written with poetic grace and true grit, Gilder’s story—of battling herself as much as her competition—will resonate with readers of all abilities and aspirations. A powerful testament to the impact of sport on our lives.
Billie Jean King
Course Correction is not only a wonderful narrative about what it took to succeed as an elite female rower in the Title IX era, it is a complex study of an individual who struggled to come to terms with herself in the aftermath of her own success. Beautifully written, this memoir will not fail to hold you in its powerful wake, page after page delivering the wisdom that only deep reflection and experience can bring.
Daniel J. Boyne, author of The Red Rose Crew: A True Story of Women, Winning, and the Water


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