In Breath, James Nestor takes an in-depth look at the science of freediving and its history. He examines how diving affects both the body and mind, as well as current research on safety and technique. Featuring interviews with top divers from around the world, this book is a comprehensive exploration of one of humanity’s oldest sports.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who wants to know more about the science of freediving and its history. It features interviews with top divers from around the world, so it’s also a great resource for those interested in learning more about this sport.
- This book is a comprehensive exploration of one of humanity’s oldest sports
- It features interesting interviews with top divers from around the world
- The science of freediving is examined in great detail
- It might be a little too technical for some people.
- It doesn’t have much of a narrative arc.
- Some readers may find the subject matter dry.
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“An important and timely book that sheds light on the sport of freediving and the many questions about it that remain unanswered… It is a must-read for anyone interested in learning more about this fascinating and dangerous pursuit.”
“Breath is a fascinating, in-depth exploration of freediving – its history, science and techniques. If you’re even remotely interested in diving (or just love reading about cool stuff), this book is definitely for you!”
“If you’re at all interested in freediving, or even just diving and swimming, Breath is an unmissable read. It’s not often that a non-fiction book can keep you gripped from beginning to end but Nestor has done exactly that.”
“This book is fascinating! It takes you on a journey into the depths of the ocean and provides an in-depth exploration of freediving. James Nestor’s interviews with top divers provide plenty of insights into this little known sport, making Breath an enjoyable read for anyone interested in diving or human physiology.”