REVIEW: “One Breath: Freediving, Death, and the Quest to Shatter Human Limits” by Adam Skolnick

One Breath: Freediving, Death, and the Quest to Shatter Human Limits, by Adam Skolnick Crown Archetype, 978-0553447484 Copyright January 2016, Hardcover, 336 Pages A riveting narrative on the esoteric and extreme sport of freediving, and the poignant and fateful death of America’s best freediver, Nicholas Mevoli. This is a compellingly fascinating book which demystifies competitive freediving, uncovers the…

REVIEW: “Hound of the Sea: Wild Man. Wild Waves. Wild Wisdom.” by Garrett McNamara, Karen Karbo

Hound of the Sea: Wild Man. Wild Waves. Wild Wisdom. by Garrett McNamara, Karen Karbo Harper Wave, ISBN: 978-0062343598 Copyright November 2016, Hardcover, 304 Pages An invigorating autobiography penned by surfing legend Garrett McNamara. In line with the author’s daredevil disposition, the reader can expect a fast-paced narrative choked full of exciting adventures to the most bizarre and…

REVIEW: “Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident” by Donnie Eichar

Dead Mountain: The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident, by Donnie Eichar Chronicle Books, ISBN: 978-1452140032 Copyright October 2014, Paperback, 288 Pages Dead Mountain is an incredibly heart-rending, suspenseful, and fast-paced book exploring the mystery of nine hapless Russian hikers as they perished on the eastern slope of Holatchahl—“Dead Mountain” in Mansi. As the author ventured…