Reviews

A selection of reviews of Vera Koo’s memoir, The Most Unlikely Champion.

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Online Book Club Review (CH): ‘The Most Unlikely Champion’

Online Book Club Review (CH): ‘The Most Unlikely Champion’

Review by Chocoshiba, Published Mar 23, 2020 This book is written by Justin Pahl, who met Vera Koo in December 2014 and she tells him her story about family and business, success and failure. Vera Koo also told her achievements are because of God's Grace and her faith...

Online Book Club Review (AL): ‘The Most Unlikely Champion’

Online Book Club Review (AL): ‘The Most Unlikely Champion’

Review by andrewslizzy43, Published April 2, 2020 I truly, truly loved this book. In her memoir, The Most Unlikely Champion, decorated sport shooter Vera Koo continues her trailblazing legacy with a story peppered with tidbits of wisdom and thoughtfully...

Getting to Know Vera Koo: ‘The Most Unlikely Champion’

Getting to Know Vera Koo: ‘The Most Unlikely Champion’

I recently came onboard at Women’s Outdoor News, and one of my first clients was Vera Koo. To better understand, and therefore better connect and work for her, I decided to read her memoir, The Most Unlikely Champion.  I was already familiar with Koo’s reputation in...

BlueInk Review: ‘The Most Unlikely Champion’

BlueInk Review: ‘The Most Unlikely Champion’

Vera Koo—professional sport shooter and eight-time winner of the women’s National Rifle Association (NRA) Bianchi Cup—relates how her unwavering focus, determination and faith in Jesus enabled her to conquer the biggest challenges of her life. Born and raised in Hong...

Hollywood Book Reviews: ‘The Most Unlikely Champion’

Hollywood Book Reviews: ‘The Most Unlikely Champion’

Reviewed by: Anthony Avina. The American entrepreneur Whitney Wolfe Herd once said, “Feminism is not about girl power. It is about equal power.” In authors Vera Koo’s and Justin Pahl’s book, The Most Unlikely Champion: A Memoir, the authors explores this concept by...

Kirkus Reviews: ‘The Most Unlikely Champion’

Kirkus Reviews: ‘The Most Unlikely Champion’

Published April 9, 2019 A woman recounts how she conquered the male-dominated world of competitive shooting in this debut memoir. Koo does not fit the usual profile of an expert pistol shooter. Her race, gender, and age all make her something of an outlier, but this...

Book Review: Julie Golob on ‘The Most Unlikely Champion’

Book Review: Julie Golob on ‘The Most Unlikely Champion’

It’s funny how familiarity works. When you see someone nearly every spring for more than a decade, you think you know them. From the smiles on the range and the casual quick catch ups, in truth, these interactions just skim the surface. I’ve been shooting with Vera...

Online Book Club Review: ‘The Most Unlikely Champion’

Online Book Club Review: ‘The Most Unlikely Champion’

Review by: ZoeyTew2, Published July 5, 2020 The book The Most Unlikely Champion is an uplifting and inspiring book. In short, Vera Koo is writing about her experience as a shooter. She started because of her curiosity about gun safety and decided to take a...