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The Dive

Author : Francisco Ferreras
ISBN : 0007191820
Genre : Skin divers
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A world-champion competitor in the deadly sport of freediving tells the heart-wrenching story of his life with and without his beloved wife, Audrey, who died trying to break his own record. Francisco 'Pipin' Ferreras, a native of Cuba, is a world champion in the dangerous and controversial sport of freediving, in which athletes test the limits of their minds and bodies by diving to unthinkable depths without oxygen tanks. Audrey Mestre was a beautiful French marine biology student researching the physiology of freediving. When she decided to base her studies on the legendary Pipin, a passionate romance was born. Pipin and Audrey soon married and moved to Miami, where she took up the sport herself and proceeded to break the female world record (115 metres). They became freediving's power couple, constantly training together and encouraging one another. of the Dominican Republic while attempting to break the world record -- which was currently held by her husband. Now, for the first time, Pipin tells his own story. He addresses the controversy that has followed him throughout his career and defends his sport and his own records against criticism from peers. And Pipin opens up as never before, providing what no interviewer has been able to capture: a glimpse into the heart of a complex and haunted man. In his own words, he relates the tragic story of his relationship with Audrey -- a unique and complicated tale of love and competition taken to the extreme.

The Dive

Author : Peter David Orr
ISBN : 9780980061116
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A man desperately seeking a do-over life meets a woman willing to risk it all to save him from himself in a work where questions of personal identity and tragedy are set against a complex backdrop of international terrorism.

The Dive Sites Of Mauritius

Author : Alan Mountain
ISBN : UCSD:31822025891383
Genre : Travel
File Size : 30. 22 MB
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The Dive Sites of Mauritius is an indispensable guide for divers and snorkellers of all levels of qualification and experience. Enhanced by magnificent full-colour photographs, this practical book offers detailed information on the best places to witness the wonders of the underwater realm and gives comprehensive coverage of the dive sites of one of the world's most exciting dive areas. Also described are many of Mauritius's fascinating topside attractions for those who wish to explore the country itself. Book jacket.

Dive The Red Sea

Author : Guy Buckles
ISBN : 1845378962
Genre : Deep diving
File Size : 82. 2 MB
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The definitive guide to underwater sightseeing in the Red Sea, this book details over 125 dive and snorkel sites which can be found in the region.

The Dive

Author : Pipin Ferreras
ISBN : 9780060779528
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 31. 22 MB
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The Cuban-born champion in the dangerous sport of freediving offers an intriguing inside look at the controversial and deadly sport while describing his life with his wife Audrey Mestre, a former French marine biology student who, in October 2002, died while trying to break the world freediving record held by her husband. Reprint. 20,000 first printing.

The Dive

Author : Robert Muir
ISBN : 9781460240748
Genre : Fiction
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The city has a lot to offer. Jobs. Money. Opportunity. It’s 1987, and the urban haze has lured young George Wentworth to the centre of Toronto. But the reality is not what he had imagined. Months in, he is broke, unemployed, and disenchanted. Finally, when approached by two men with a different offer of work, he takes it, without hesitation. But as the crowd welcomes him in, George finds himself in a world he never imagined — a world of crime, drugs and deception — where mistakes are often costly.

The First 130 Feet

Author : Ken Barrick
ISBN : 1462063039
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 29. 4 MB
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Whether you have been diving for years or just thinking about sticking your fins in the water for the first time, The First 130 Feet: True Stories from the Dive Deck will take you on underwater adventures you won’t ever forget. Journey with author Ken Barrick as he explores hidden underwater worlds, from the Inner Harbor of Baltimore to Australia’s Coral Sea. This collection of short stories entertains, educates, and inspires. Experience the terror of being face-to-face with a fourteen-foot hammerhead shark in “Getting Hammered” or the exhilaration of swimming with a pack of wild dolphins in “The Company of Dolphins.” In “Lost at Sea,” you’ll discover the helpless feeling of watching your boat drift away toward the horizon—without you aboard, and in “Did You Know?” you’ll be amazed by “walking” sharks. Each story in The First 130 Feet is a unique and delightful journey into a fascinating underwater world. Prepare to dive in!

Cayman Islands

Author : Lawson Wood
ISBN : 1845378970
Genre : Cayman Islands
File Size : 76. 79 MB
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With full-colour marine photographs and painstakingly detailed area maps, this is an essential source book for divers of all levels visiting this top diving destination.

The Dive Sites Of Kenya And Tanzania

Author : Anton Koornhof
ISBN : 0844248614
Genre : Travel
File Size : 36. 16 MB
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Dive The Bahamas

Author : Lawson Wood
ISBN : UCSD:31822034264572
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 84. 38 MB
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Every year, growing numbers of divers and snorkelers venture in search of turquoise seas, fabulous coral walls, and mythically beautiful marine life. This stunning, full-color handbook covers more than 180 dive and snorkel sites across the country, from Bimini to Little Inagua. Maps.

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