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  • Summer in Greece

    Escape to paradise with this romantic story filled with secrets

    by Patricia Wilson

    Could these crystal clear waters hide the secrets of her past?Present dayFor years Shelly Summer has buried herself in her work, trying to forget her past. The only time she feels truly herself is when she's diving in the Mediterranean - the calm and stillness of the clear waters help her forget.Back home, Shelly stumbles across the belongings of her great-grandmother, Gertie Smith including a ... Read more

    $11.54 AUD

  • Why We Swim

    by Bonnie Tsui

    'Glorious' The New York Times'A jewel of a book, a paean to the wonders of water and our place within it' James Nestor, bestselling author of BreathTake a dive into the deep with writer and swimmer Bonnie Tsui and discover what it is about water that seduces us, heals us and brings us together.Our evolutionary ancestors swam for survival. Now we swim in freezing Arctic waters, wide channels, and ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Chasing Water

    Elegy of an Olympian

    by Anthony Ervin and 1 more

    The Olympic swimmer reveals the wild and challenging journey that took place between two gold medals: “Inspiring, humorous, and often profound.”—People MagazineAnthony Ervin is an Olympic swimmer who won the gold at nineteen—and that may be one of the least interesting things about him. An athlete of Jewish and African-American descent who is also a practicing Buddhist, he auctioned off the medal ... Read more

    $21.11 AUD

  • Body Lengths

    by Leisel Jones and 1 more

    From the moment I am born, I am like no-one else around me. I am a fish out of water. Even in the pool.Leisel Jones is rightly regarded as one of the greatest breaststrokers ever. At just fifteen, she won two silver medals at the Sydney Olympic Games in 2000; she went on to win gold at Athens and Beijing, and at London 2012 became the first Australian swimmer to compete at four Olympics.For the ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • Total Immersion

    The Revolutionary Way To Swim Better, Faster, and Easier

    by Terry Laughlin and 1 more

    Swim better—and enjoy every lap—with Total Immersion, a guide to improving your swimming from an expert with more than thirty years of experience in the water.Terry Laughlin, the world’s #1 authority on swimming success, has made his unique approach even easier for anyone to master. Whether you’re an accomplished swimmer or have always found swimming to be a struggle, Total Immersion will show you ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Art of Resilience: Strategies for an Unbreakable Mind and Body

    by Ross Edgley

    ‘Incredible individual, incredible book, incredible story.’ CHRIS HEMSWORTH‘A hero who is as humble as he is resilient… testament to a “never give up” spirit!’ BEAR GRYLLS‘From reading this book, the message that comes shining through is this: you can achieve anything.’ ANT MIDDLETONBestselling author and award-winning adventurer Ross Edgley has been studying the art of resilience for years, ... Read more

    $11.99 AUD

  • Mind Gym : An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence: An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence

    An Athlete's Guide to Inner Excellence

    by Gary Mack and 1 more

    Drawing on his work with some of the top teams in professional sports, noted sport psychology consultant Gary Mack shares with you the same techniques and exercises he uses to help elite athletes build mental "muscle." These 40 accessible lessons and inspirational anecdotes will help you gain the "head edge" over the competition. ... Read more

    $22.21 AUD

  • The Lido

    The uplifting, feel-good bestseller you need to read in 2021

    by Libby Page

    Dive into the uplifting, feel-good bestseller about the joy of friendship and the power of community - the perfect read for 2021!Meet Rosemary, 86, and Kate, 26: dreamers, campaigners, outdoor swimmers...Rosemary has lived in Brixton all her life, but everything she knows is changing. Only the local lido, where she swims every day, remains a constant reminder of the past and her beloved husband ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Open Water: Tips and Advice For Taking Your First Scuba Diving Class

    by Anton Swanepoel

    series Free books by Anton Swanepoel
    Advice And Tips On Taking Your First Scuba Diving ClassAre you thinking of taking your first scuba diving class? Do you want to know the different ways you can take your open water course? Are you unsure of what to bring to your class? Want to know what to expect in your training, such as skills needed to complete and how long training takes? Read on…Completing an open water course opens the door ... Read more

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  • Waterlog

    by Roger Deakin

    Roger Deakin set out in 1996 to swim through the British Isles. The result a uniquely personal view of an island race and a people with a deep affinity for water. From the sea, from rock pools, from rivers and streams, tarns, lakes, lochs, ponds, lidos, swimming pools and spas, from fens, dykes, moats, aqueducts, waterfalls, flooded quarries, even canals, Deakin gains a fascinating perspective on ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • Swim, Bike, Run

    Our Triathlon Story

    by Alistair Brownlee and 1 more

    Swim, Bike, Run is the ultimate triathlon book, from Olympic heroes the Brownlee brothersThe Olympic Triathlon, Hyde Park, LondonAugust 7th 2012'We jogged to our positions on the pontoon: two brothers, side by side, the world and everyone we ever cared about looking on. Eighteen years of training, culminating in this single race. Noise from the crowd impossible to imagine. Hearts thumping. Swim ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • In the Water They Can't See You Cry

    A Memoir

    by Amanda Beard and 1 more

    In this candid and ultimately uplifting memoir, Olympic medalist Amanda Beard reveals the truth about coming of age in the spotlight, the demons she battled along the way, and the newfound happiness that has proved to be her greatest victory.At the tender age of fourteen, Amanda Beard walked onto the pool deck at the Atlanta Olympics carrying her teddy bear, Harold, and left with two silvers and a ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD

  • Breaking the Surface

    by Greg Louganis and 1 more

    This is a new edition of Greg Louganis's 1995 #1 New York Times bestselling autobiography and Literary Guild Selection. It is the unflinchingly honest first-person account of a man breaking free of a lifetime of silence and isolation.Born to a young Samoan father and Northern European mother, and adopted at nine months, Greg began diving at age nine, and at sixteen won a silver medal at the 1976 ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • Oxygen

    A Memoir

    by William Trubridge

    LEARN THE POWER OF THE HUMAN MIND FROM THE WORLD'S GREATEST FREEDIVER One of the most mesmerising books about the ocean you'll ever read...New Zealander William Trubridge has reached depths never thought possible on the precipice of low oxygen.In a sport where failure usually means blacking out, it is a freediver's daily life to contend with suffocation, narcosis, hallucinations, lactic acidosis, ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • The Zen of Swimming

    How to enjoy swimming competively with least effort

    by Jon Muller

    Find out how you can enjoy competitive swimming, especially ocean swimming, with least effort.Find out how to have fun, maintain balance, and enjoy effortless, efficient swimming.Learn how you can race effectively in ocean swims, with up to date gear and techniques.Review“Muller manages to capture the feeling and enjoyment of swimming and put it into words. The book is full of useful and practical ... Read more

    $3.05 AUD

  • My Story

    by Tom Daley

    Enter the enthralling world of Tom Daley in My Story - medallist in the 2012 London Olympic Games.Tom had the whole country behind him when he won bronze at the Olympics this year. A double Commonwealth gold medal winner, he is one of the sport's most exciting athletes. But there is also a heartbreaking and inspiring story of a young man coping with the death of his father whilst under the glare ... Read more

    $17.99 AUD

  • Leap In

    A Woman, Some Waves, and the Will to Swim

    by Alexandra Heminsley

    'Remarkable' Observer'A joy to read' Daily Telegraph'Soaringly beautiful' Sunday Times Magazine'Genuine and persuasive' GuardianAlexandra Heminsley thought she could swim. She really did.It may have been because she could run. It may have been because she wanted to swim; or perhaps because she only ever did ten minutes of breaststroke at a time. But, ... ... Read more

    $10.99 AUD

  • The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Swimming

    by Rob Price

    The Ultimate Guide to Weight Training for Swimming is the most comprehensive and up-to-date swimming-specific training guide in the world today. It contains descriptions and photographs of nearly 100 of the most effective weight training, flexibility, and abdominal exercises used by athletes worldwide. This book features year round swimming-specific weight training programs guaranteed to improve ... Read more

    $26.03 AUD

  • The Loonliness of a Deep Sea Diver

    by David Beckett

    Imagine living in a box at the bottom of the sea for a month at a time. Locked away in a saturation chamber, plumbed to depths of more than 500 feet, this has been David Beckett's love, life and work for all his adult life. Destined to become a pig farmer in the late 1960s, a twist of fate saw David become an air diver, and within a short space of time he progressed to saturation diving. He would ... Read more

    $9.99 AUD

  • Daisy Belle

    Swimming Champion of the World

    by Caitlin Davies

    Summer 1867: four-year-old Daisy Belle is about to make her debut at the Lambeth Baths in London. Her father, swimming professor Jeffrey Belle, is introducing his Family of Frogs - and Daisy is the star attraction. By the end of that day, she has only one ambition in life: she will be the greatest female swimmer in the world.She will race down the Thames, float in a whale tank, and challenge a man ... Read more

    $6.26 AUD

  • The 100 Best Swimming Drills

    by Lucero and 1 more

    Achieving better swimming is a matter of swimming efficiently. While proper technique is the foundation of good swimming, it is often difficult to isolate a technique problem by simply swimming laps. Stroke flaws can slow a swimmer s progress and can even lead to injury if continued over time. For these reasons, swimming drills have become a fundamental part of training at all levels of the sport. ... Read more

    $24.52 AUD

  • Swim Smooth

    The Complete Coaching System for Swimmers and Triathletes

    by Paul Newsome and 1 more

    Transform your technique in the water and become a better swimmer with this remarkable new approach to freestyle swimming, suitable for all levels - beginner, intermediate and advanced, as well as swimming coaches. Aimed at both fitness and competitive swimmers, it explains what makes a successful stroke and how to develop your own swimming style. _x000D_The Swim Smooth approach, developed by ... Read more

    $22.98 AUD

  • Complete Nutrition Guide for Triathletes

    The Essential Step-by-Step Guide to Proper Nutrition for Sprint, Olympic, Half Ironman, and Ironman Distances

    by Jamie Cooper

    Triathletes spend a lot of time and money making sure they have the right gear, optimizing their training plans, and selecting their races. And part of that preparation for big race days is taking care of diet to be sure the body is properly fed to maximize athletic performance. Enter The Complete Nutrition Guide for Triathletes, a thorough nutritional guidebook tailored specifically for the three ... Read more

    $15.83 AUD

  • Find a Way

    One Untamed and Courageous Life

    by Diana Nyad

    The ultimate sporting memoir from the world's greatest ultra-distance swimmer, Diana Nyad."This book is an inspiration" The Wall Street JournalIn the 1970s, Diana Nyad was widely regarded as the greatest long-distance swimmer in the world and set many world records, such as circling Manhattan Island and crossing the 102.5 miles between the Bahamas and Florida. But one record continually eluded her ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD