Cover art for Open Water
Published
Chronicle, May 2019
ISBN
9781452169941
Format
Hardcover, 360 pages
Dimensions
24.1cm × 17.8cm

Open Water The History and Technique of Swimming

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Dive deep into the world of swimming with open water swimmer and coach Mikael Rosen as he explores the sport through eight different perspectives. With topics ranging from the vigorous mental and physical demands of the sport to gender and race politics, no reader will be left treading water.

Rosen also provides a look into the lives of professional swimmers such as Michael Phelps and Sarah Sjostrom, sharing insights into what makes these greats super swimmers. Packed with interesting history, science, and trivia, as well as useful charts, maps, sidebars, tips, and strategies-plus plenty of photos sprinkled throughout-this compendium is a must-have for any athlete or swimming fanatic.

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