Available Now! More Minnesota Gold–Just Named 2021 Midwest Independent Publishers Association Gold Medal Winner

A 400-page collection of biographies with more than 250 photographs celebrating  Minnesota’s rich sports heritage through the lives, stories, challenges, and achievements of fifty-one Minnesota athletes competing on the world stage (Olympics and World Championships).  This coffee table-sized book represents athletes from a variety of sports and eras from every geographical region of our diverse state.

Discover More Minnesota Gold!

Praise for More Minnesota Gold

“Very few in Minnesota do more to honor our wonderful past in athletics than Patrick Mader. This second edition of Minnesota Gold is yet another classic publication that everyone, who loves our sports, will cherish for years to come. Patrick is a gem that we are lucky to have telling these wonderful stories.”

 —Gary Wilson
U of M Women’s Cross Country/Track and Field Coach

“Love the book! Couldn’t put it down.”

—Bill Miles
Longtime Wayzata High School cross country and track & field coach
2015 National Cross Country Coach of the Year

“Powerful stories and beautiful, thoughtful, writing and book!”

—Trina Radke Gerry
1988 Olympian, author, coach


“The thoughtful arrangement of striking images, illustrations, and stylized text throughout enhances the content of the book, creating a fantastic experience for readers.”

—Midwest Indpendent Publishers Association judge


Contact Packy

Use this form, email Packy, or call 507-645-9309.