[Cox has] done things the rest of us only imagine-and she’s written a book that helps us to imagine them with clarity and wonder.
– Boston Globe
Lynne Cox is a unique phenomenon: a champion swimmer who can write about it. In gripping prose, she takes us right into the icy water of the Bering Strait, and into the mystery of what drives world-class athletes to their record-breaking achievements. Her victories became ours in this fascinating narrative that reflects a startling combination of gifts and ambition.
– Anne Rice
More than the story of the greatest open-water swimmer, Swimming to Antarctica is a portrait of rare and relentless drive…Gripping.
– Sports Illustrated