Why We Swim

by Bonnie Tsui

$24

A fascinating exploration into the human relationship to swimming and our innate connection to water.

'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.

Format: Paperback
Page Count: 288 Pages
Imprint: Rider
Published: June 2021
ISBN: 9781846046605

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