Suzy Favor Hamilton is a three-time Olympian for women's middle distance running. She is a sought-after public speaker-addressing eating disorders, mental illness, and the struggles that young athletes face-as well as a yoga instructor. Favor Hamilton lives in California and Wisconsin.
"Favor Hamilton's story has captured attention because of her work as an escort, but "Fast Girl" is ultimately more interesting for what it says about the psychological demands of high-level sports." -- New Yorker "In [FAST GIRL], [Suzy Favor Hamilton]...dishes in detail." -- New York Post "...rich clients, secret identities and the Olympics: Suzy Favor Hamilton's memoir [FAST GIRL] has it all." -- Hollywood Life "In her memoir Fast Girl: A Life Spent Running From Madness, Favor Hamilton...take[s] ownership of her story and uses it promote awareness of the destructive mental illness that...encouraged her double life." -- Cosmopolitan "Fast Girl: A Life Spent Running from Madness...[is] detailed and vibrant." -- New York Post "Hamilton is telling the story her way, with her new memoir, Fast Girl: A Life Spent Running From Madness, in which she details with disarming frankness her spiral from "America's sweetheart" to suicidal sufferer of bipolar disorder." -- Refinery 29