In advance of the publication of her autobiography, Simply Verona: Breaking All the Rules, to be released under Histria Book’s Gaudium imprint on March 1, 2020, former world champion gymnast Verona van de Leur has decided to retire from the adult entertainment industry at the end of 2019.

Verona van de Leur rose to fame in 2002, winning a silver medal on the floor exercise at the World Gymnastics Championships. She became the most famous gymnast from the Netherlands was named ‘Sportswoman of the Year’ in 2002. Although her remarkable talent brought her medals, money, and fame, and she seemed like a young woman on top of the world, Verona’s life soon spun out of control. Abused and exploited by those closest to her, Verona suddenly lost everything that she had worked so hard to achieve.

Living on the streets of Holland, she was homeless, penniless, living out of her car, contemplating taking her own life. But from the depths of despair, Verona emerged to rediscover herself and to become a successful, albeit controversial, entrepreneur, building a highly successful career in adult entertainment. In her new autobiography, available March 1, 2020, Verona will her true story to the world, discussing the world of gymnastics, the abuses she suffered in the sport, and her successful struggle to overcome all of the obstacles she faced, both in and out of the gym. She will also reveal how she built a highly successful career in adult entertainment and rebuilt her life from the depths of despair.

In announcing her retirement from the adult entertainment industry, Verona stated, “I am grateful to all of my fans from around the world who have supported me in my career in the erotic industry. It has been a remarkable experience and it has taught me so much about myself and the world. With the forthcoming publication of my book,” Verona said, “and in light of all that has happened in recent years in the gymnastics world, it is time to begin a new chapter in my life and to share my experiences to help others.”

Simply Verona: Breaking All the Rules is available for preorder at and from all major book retailers. All books published under the imprints of Histria Books are distributed worldwide by the Casemate Group.

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