These are the books that show you what others only tell you - fully revised and updated. "DK Eyewitness Olympics" is an original and exciting guide to the heroic world of the Olympic games from its ancient beginnings to today. Stunning full-color photographs of famous athletes, gold medals, colorful mascots, and flaming torches provide a unique 'eyewitness' view of the greatest sports festival in the world. You can see the ancient Greek site of Olympia, what an athlete wore in 1896, and the first Fosbury flop. You can discover how athletic competitions are timed, what special materials make a modern swimsuit, who has won the most Olympic medals, and much, much more! It is great for projects or just for fun. It makes sure your child learns everything they need to know about the Olympics.