The Joy of Swimming: A Celebration of Our Love For Getting in the Water
by Lisa Congdon
Dive in! Enter these pages and find yourself immersed—in beautiful images, in fascinating stories, and in the wonders, lessons, and memories that swimming evokes.
A colorfully illustrated tribute to our universal love for swimming: The Joy of Swimming: A Celebration of our Love for Getting in the Water. Congdon brings her personal passion as a lifelong swimmer to this beautiful and thoughtful collection of words and imagery about one of the world’s most treasured pastimes and athletic endeavors. The book is filled with full color illustrations, hand-lettered inspirational quotations, profiles of swimmers from all walks of life, photographed collections of vintage swimming gear and ephemera, and hand-drawn infographics with fascinating facts about swimming history and culture from around the world. An emphasis on swimming as a way of life makes this volume one that will speak to serious swimmers and vacation paddlers alike. The book’s foreword is written by distance swimming icon, Lynne Cox.
6"x8", 144 pages
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