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Wednesday, August 24, 2011

At Each Stroke: Endless Blue (A cada brazada: el azul interminable)

Nora Toledano, an inductee in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame, and fellow Mexican marathon swimmer extraordinaire Antonio Argüelles co-authored "A cada brazada: el azul interminable" ("At Each Stroke: Endless Blue").

The book colorfully describes Toledano and Argüelles' numerous channel crossings around the world and what they experienced. In a special twist that is enjoyable to Spanish readers, they delightfully equate their channel swimming experiences to a survival in the sea of life.

Resumen: Esta obra relata la fantástica experiencia que significó para cada uno de sus protagonistas, el llevar a cabo uno de los desafíos deportivos más apasionantes de la humanidad, equiparable a escalar el Everest: cruzar a nado el Canal de la Mancha, donde tuvieron que enfrentarse a la naturaleza, debido al alto grado de dificultad por las condiciones que existen y que parecen oponerse intencionadamente al nadador. Pero más allá de cumplir el sueño, los autores cuentan cuáles fueron las motivaciones que los impulsaron a llevar a cabo este reto y cómo lo que se inició como un simple cruce de mares, terminó siendo la supervivencia en el mar de la vida.

Introducción. - Cruce doble del Canal de la Mancha. Por Nora Toledano. Primera parte: de Inglaterra a Francia. - Segunda parte: de Francia a Inglaterra. - La magia del Canal. - Fausta Marín: cuando tienes un gran sueño es difícil desistir. - Cruce del Canal de la Mancha. Por Antonio Argüelles. Primera parte. - Segunda parte. - Conclusión. - Epílogo.- Preparación y algunas anécdotas. - Datos de interés. - Glosario. - Bibliografía.

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