Homo Delphinus, The Dolphin Within Man- By Jacques Mayol
Good Reads Book Review
Jacques Mayol is the world famous diver. This book holds appeal for divers, laymen, romantics, and dolphin lovers alike, regarding man s spiritual connection to the sea. This limited edition coffee-table size book includes more than 300 pictures of historical and geographical interest, many from the rich personal archives of Mr. Mayol. Mayol was the first man to dive at 330 feet (100 meter), during a program of experimental and medical research in deep breath hold diving. Diving the way dolphins do, with one breath, defying the predictions of physiologists. When he was 56 years old he plunged 344 feet deep (105 meters). He developed his physical performance with Yoga and an intimate knowledge of oriental philosophies.
Hardcover, With Poster, 361 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by Idelson-Gnocchi Ltd. Publishing