Why We Swim

by Bonnie Tsui

£9.99

Biography; Lifestyle; Sports

Paperback

9781846046605

Published by Ebury Publishing

Published August 2021

Books > Biography > Lifestyle > Sports

‘A jewel of a book, a paean to the wonders of water and our place within it’ James Nestor, bestselling of author of Breath 

Glorious’ The New York Times 

Take a dive into the deep and discover what it is about water that seduces us, heals us and brings us together.

Join writer and swimming Bonnie Tsui as she explores the unique skill of swimming from the five angles of survival, wellbeing, community, competition and flow. Propelled by stories of polar swim champions, a Baghdad swim club, Olympian athletes and modern-day samurai swimmers, Why We Swim takes us around the globe in a remarkable, all-encompassing account of the world of swimming. This is a joyous meditation on our innate connection to water and a true celebration of the wonders of swimming.

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