Why We Swim

This is a joyous meditation on our innate connection to water and a true celebration of the wonders of swimming.

Why We Swim

Why We Swim

'A jewel of a book, a paean to the wonders of water and our place within it' James Nestor, bestselling of author of Breath 'Glorious' The New York Times Take a dive into the deep and discover what it is about water that seduces us, heals us and brings us together. Join writer and swimming Bonnie Tsui as she explores the unique skill of swimming from the five angles of survival, wellbeing, community, competition and flow. Propelled by stories of polar swim champions, a Baghdad swim club, Olympian athletes and modern-day samurai swimmers, Why We Swim takes us around the globe in a remarkable, all-encompassing account of the world of swimming. This is a joyous meditation on our innate connection to water and a true celebration of the wonders of swimming.

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Why We Swim
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Bonnie Tsui
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-04-16 - Publisher: Random House

'A jewel of a book, a paean to the wonders of water and our place within it' James Nestor, bestselling of author of Breath 'Glorious' The New York Times Take a dive into the deep and discover what it is about water that seduces us, heals us and brings us
Where We Swim
Language: en
Pages: 222
Authors: Ingrid Horrocks
Categories: Swimmers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021 - Publisher:

'I'd wanted to remember why it was we swam in the first place - to remember the pleasure of immersing in an element other than air.' Ingrid Horrocks had few aspirations to swimming mastery, but she had always loved being in the water. She set out on a solo swimming
Places We Swim
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Dillon Seitchik-Reardon, Caroline Clements
Categories: Bodies of water
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-20 - Publisher:

From lap pools to ocean pools, rockpools to hot springs, Places We Swim covers the breadth of Australia, bringing you the 60 best places to swim, dive, jump, paddle and float around the country. You'll discover just what makes each swimming spot unique, learn the best time to go, gain
Swim
Language: en
Pages: 232
Authors: Lynn Sherr
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-04-03 - Publisher: Hachette UK

Swim is a celebration of swimming and the effect it has on our lives. It's an inquiry into why we swim -- the lure, the hold, the timeless magic of being in the water. It's a look at how swimming has changed over the millennia, how this ancient activity is
Become Better At Swimming
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Kaylee Allen
Categories: Sports & Recreation
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-12-09 - Publisher:

An immersive, unforgettable, and eye-opening perspective on swimming-and on human behavior itself. We swim in freezing Arctic waters and piranha-infested rivers to test our limits. We swim for pleasure, for exercise, for healing. But humans, unlike other animals that are drawn to water, are not natural-born swimmers. We must be

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