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: “Run the World: My 3,500-Mile Journey Through Running Cultures Around the Globe” by Becky Wade

Run the World: My 3,500-Mile Journey Through Running Cultures Around the Globe, by Becky Wade William Morrow Paperbacks, ISBN: 978-0062416438 Copyright July 2016, Paperback, 288 Pages Run the World is an incredibly inspirational and heartfelt book detailing Wade’s 1-year journey as she explored the very universal phenomenon of running in its various foreign configurations, and examined the greater…

REVIEW: “This Is Your Brain on Sports: The Science of Underdogs, the Value of Rivalry, and What We Can Learn from the T-Shirt Cannon” by L. Jon Wertheim, Sam Sommers

This Is Your Brain on Sports: The Science of Underdogs, the Value of Rivalry, and What We Can Learn from the T-Shirt Cannon, by L. Jon Wertheim, Sam Sommers Crown Archetype, ISBN: 978-0553447408 Copyright February 2016, Hardcover, 288 Pages This Is Your Brain on Sports is a bonanza for sports and psychology aficionados. The brainchild of the perfectly…