同類書籍: Biography & autobiography: sport, Swimming & diving, Active outdoor pursuits, Sports - General

One Breath (Paperback)
 
作者: Adam Skolnick 
出版社: LITTLE BROWN BOOKS GROUP
出版日期: 2019/05/28
尺寸: 198x126x26mm
重量: 0.29 kg
ISBN-10: 1472152018
ISBN-13: 9781472152015
書城編號: 1137194
 

原價: HK$180.00
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One Breath is a gripping and powerful exploration of the strange and fascinating sport of freediving, and of the tragic, untimely death of America's greatest freediver

Competitive freediving-a sport built on diving as deep as possible on a single breath-tests the limits of human ability in the most hostile environment on earth. The unique and eclectic breed of individuals who freedive at the highest level regularly dive hundreds of feet below the ocean's surface, reaching such depths that their organs compress, light disappears, and one mistake could kill them.

Even among freedivers, few have ever gone as deep as Nicholas Mevoli. A handsome young American with an unmatched talent for the sport, Nick was among freediving's brightest stars. He was also an extraordinary individual, one who rebelled against the vapid and commoditized society around him by relentlessly questing for something more meaningful and authentic, whatever the risks. So when Nick Mevoli arrived at Vertical Blue in 2013, the world's premier freediving competition, he was widely expected to challenge records and continue his meteoric rise to stardom.

Instead, before the end of that fateful competition Nick Mevoli had died, a victim of the sport that had made him a star, and the very future of free diving was called into question. With unparalleled access and masterfully crafted prose, One Breath tells his unforgettable story, and of the sport which shaped and ultimately destroyed him.

Adam Skolnick 作者作品表

One Breath (Paperback)
Lonely Planet Pocket Los Angeles (Paperback)

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