Zion Unmatched | Book Review

An extraordinary, deeply inspirational photo essay follows elite wheelchair racer and wrestler, and Netflix documentary star, Zion Clark.


This stunning photographic essay showcases Zion Clark’s ferocious athleticism and undaunted spirit. Cowritten by New York Times best-selling journalist James S. Hirsch, this book features striking, visually arresting images and an approachable and engaging text, including pieces of advice that have motivated Zion toward excellence and passages from Zion himself. Explore Zion’s journey from a childhood lost in the foster care system to his hard-fought rise as a high school wrestler to his current rigorous training to prepare as an elite athlete on the world stage. Included are a biography and a note from Zion.

This first in a trilogy of books to be written by world-class athlete Zion Clark.


Zion Unmatched is an empowering story that anything is possible if you believe that you can. With the right mindset and motivation, dreams can come true.

In this photographic essay, you will feel inspired by Zion’s incredible story.

Tell me something I can’t do, and I will do it or die trying. That’s what happens when you’re born without legs. People immediately doubt you. Or they look at you funny. Or as less human. But I’ve never seen myself as disabled. I’m just lower to the ground.

For this #MelAndNikkiReview, we give this book 5 stars out of 5! A captivating heartwarming story for everyone to read. Zion Clark is a true inspiration for all. His words are powerful and impactful! Photographs beautifully showcase the strength, perseverance and abilities of Zion. This is a must read for all.

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About the Author

Zion Clark is an elite athlete, motivational speaker, and entrepreneur. He is currently training for the Tokyo Paralympic games. Zion Clark lives in Los Angeles.

James S. Hirsch is a New York Times best-selling author of several books, including Hurricane: The Miraculous Journey of Rubin Carter, as well as Riot and Remembrance: The Tulsa Race Massacre and Its Legacy and Willie Mays: The Life, the Legend. He lives outside Boston.

Until next time…Happy Parenting!

-Momma Braga

*Please note that we received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. All opinions expressed are our own.

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