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Swim Wild: Dive into the natural world and discover your inner adventurer

Swim Wild: Dive into the natural world and discover your inner adventurer

How to live a more creative, content and fulfilled life by reconnecting with nature.

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ISBN 9781473666450
Barcode 9781473666450
Published 18 April 2019 by Hodder & Stoughton General Div
Format Paperback
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Author(s) By Hudson, Jack
By Hudson, Calum
By Hudson, Robbie
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ISBN-13 9781473666450
ISBN-10 1473666457
Stock Available
Status Pre-order title, release date has been delayed
Publisher Hodder & Stoughton General Div
Imprint Yellow Kite
Publication Date 18 April 2019
International Release Date 30 April 2020
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Paperback
Author(s) By Hudson, Jack
By Hudson, Calum
By Hudson, Robbie
Category Sports & Outdoor Recreation
Sports Training & Coaching
Swimming & Diving
Travel & Holiday Guides
Number of Pages 336
Dimensions Width: 129mm
Height: 198mm
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Swimming
NBS Text Water Sports
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 797.21
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Brothers Jack, Calum and Robbie have been swimming together their whole lives, and have never lost the sense of wonder, excitement and relief that getting in open water brings. In this book, we learn about their swimming feats, from tackling the 145km River Eden to setting the world record for swimming in the Arctic. They take us through their preparation for these expeditions, including sourcing wild spots in the heart of sprawling cities in which to train. They document the challenges they encounter and the successes often achieved in the most unexpected ways. And with everything they've learned, they give tips for those wanting to take on their own aquatic foray, whether a beginner or a seasoned swimmer.This book will show people of all ages how they too can take part in open water swimming and reconnect with the natural world around them. Their experience will embolden readers to escape their status quo and build confidence and contentment by challenging themselves to try something new and reconsider their relationship with nature and the wild. At its core, this book will provide advice, reassurance and inspiration for anyone in search of something more joyful, peaceful and, ultimately, meaningful.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Jack Hudson (Author) Meet Jack, Calum and Robbie Hudson, three brothers born and raised exploring the wild outdoors. When they moved to Cumbria from Yorkshire they discovered the idyllic Lake District was within cycling distance. There they learned the simple joy of whiling away their summers jumping off stacks and wild swimming with friends. Eventually, as they grew older, the brothers started to notice that folk, including themselves, were growing increasingly more detached from the natural world. Working in cities, they began to feel the weight of life in the urban grind - the common monotony of nine-to-five, during which the only wildlife around is the occasional pigeon. At the same time they noticed a sad cycle of anxiety, fatigue and desperation. It seemed like everything they'd done as kids was fading behind the tinted glass of nostalgia. So, they decided to get together and change their course. Suddenly the Wild Swimming Brothers was born.

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