A History of Marathon Swimming by Joe Grossman,Steve Walker,Dale Petranech

By Joe Grossman,Steve Walker,Dale Petranech

From Matthew Webb to Gertrude Ederle, from Wrigley's Catalina to Juan de Fuca, from Billy Butlin's English Channel races to the Canadian Expo, Joe Grossman has captured the heritage of marathon swimming. Joe's great examine and interviews offer us with a glimpse into the minds of swimmers who finished terrific issues, earlier than the arrival of GPS or the web. The tales of sheer selection and primary hand debts of superb swims are outstanding to read--a ebook approximately heroes and athletes that you simply cannot placed down.

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