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Adam Skolnick has written about travel, culture, health, human rights, sports, and the environment for the New York Times, Outside, ESPN.com, BBC.com, Salon.com, Men's Health, Wired, and Travel + Leisure, among others. As an international journalist, he has visited 45 countries and authored or co-authored 25 Lonely Planet guidebooks. His coverage of Nicholas Mevoli's death at Vertical Blue earned two APSE awards.


One Breath: Freediving, Death and the Quest to Shatter Human Limits Adam Skolnick

With unparalleled access and masterfully crafted prose, One Breath traces Nick's painful, triumphant, and ultimately tragic tales, while also tacking present-day efforts of top divers to keep challenging records despite mounting risks. 

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