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Swimming To Antarctica: Tales of a Long-Distance Swimmer - Lynne Cox
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Just about every other person in the world seems like an unfocused dilettante compared to long-distance swimming legend Lynne Cox. Soon At the age of 14, after several years of training hard in pools and the open sea, she was swimming the 26 mile stretch from Catalina Island to the coast of California. A year after that, she surpassed a lifelong goal by not only swimming the English Channel but setting a new men's and women's record in the process. Rather than be satisfied, Cox aimed still higher, conquering the Cook Strait in New Zealand, the Strait of Magellan and, the Cape of Good Hope, none of which had been swum before. Being the first to swim the Bering Sea from Alaska to what was then the Soviet Union is perhaps Cox's most impressive achievement, requiring a phenomenal amount of physical strength and endurance to withstand the chilly waters and diplomatic persistence to gain permission from Gorbachev during the Cold War. Swimming to Antarctica is Cox's remarkably detailed account of her major swims and all that went right and wrong with them. While there are plenty of highs, as one might expect in a memoir by so impressive an athlete, all is not sunshine and roses for Cox. She overcomes extreme physical hardship, predatory sharks, and a swim through a sewage-soaked Nile while suffering from dysentery. There is plenty in Swimming to Antarctica to encourage even non-swimmers to work hard to achieve the seemingly impossible, but Cox, a skilled and highly rea biographies,biographies,memoirs,specific groups,sports,sports and hobbies,sports and outdoors,swimming,teen and young adult,water sports Sports & Outdoors, Thorndike Press

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Swimming to Antarctica: Tales of a Long-Distance Swimmer
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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780786264216
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0786264217
Hardcover
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Publishing year: 2004
Publisher: THORNDIKE PR
552 Pages
Weight: 0,694 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 0786264217

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0-7862-6421-7, 978-0-7862-6421-6


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