The World’s Toughest Endurance Challengesprofiles 50 of the world’s most extreme marathons, triathlons, bike rides, climbs and other iconic endurance events from around the world. Breathtaking full-color photographs and insider commentary from top athletes will thrill endurance athletes, extreme sports addicts, and outdoor adventurers of all stripes.
Across the world seemingly ordinary people are undertaking extraordinary challenges that will push their minds and bodies to achieve the impossible – by sea, bike, foot, or sled. For many, these once-in-a-lifetime experiences become strangely addictive. From the Badwater Ultramarathon in the unforgiving heat of Death Valley to the South Pole Race in the freezing wilderness of Antarctica, there is an unbreakable drive in these tenacious competitors to see just how far they can push themselves.The World’s Toughest Endurance Challengesis a truly inspiring and beautiful collection of what the human body can achieve when racing to the limits. With full-color amazing imagery and every detail of these cruel challenges, plus stories from competitors who have lived to tell the tale, this book is a wonderful testament to those who face Mother Nature and survive.
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