The exquisite oversized 320-page, lavishly illustrated coffee table book takes you on a visual journey through the “fastest game on two feet,” as the sport stands poised to explode into the 21st century.
Lacrosse, North America’s Game is a turn-of-the-century snapshot of the continent’s original sport. With a charismatic prologue written by lacrosse legend Roy Simmons, Jr., Lacrosse is a glossy, photographic encyclopedia of this great game. Chapters are dedicated to the sport’s Native American roots, men’s and women’s college, the pro indoor and outdoor games, Canadian and international lacrosse, the final four, summer ball, the lacrosse industry, culture, the modern athlete and more.
About the Author:
Since 1997 Robert Carpenter, the founder of Inside Lacrosse magaine filed away the choicest photography and story ideas that rolled through the offices. Year after year, this special collection of material began to bulge and eventually became the backbone of Lacrosse, North America’s Game. This book is a culmination of eight years of publishing. This book is meant to paint a picture of lacrosse through photograph and written word. In many ways it signifies the future, with content that is dynamic and truly unique.