Within the pages of Chasing the Elements, you will discover the lives of extreme sports athletes. Their sport is captured in the lens of a camera. Their passion and story in the words within. With a background of writing about action sports, the author of Chasing the Elements: The Heart and Soul of Action Sports, Liv Williams, explores the power and might of the human spirit. From her extreme sports blog iLivExtreme.com and using her love of the great outdoors as a backdrop, she conducts in-depth interviews. Step into the worlds of extreme sports such as BMX, Surfing, Snowboarding, Skateboarding, Freediving, Freerunning, Action Sports Filmmaking and Photography. Chasing the Elements celebrSates the majesty of the natural world and those who inhabit it. Join world class athletes such as surfers Tia Blanco and Easkey Britton, Snowboarder Ryan Paul, Freediver Herbert Nitsch, BMX champ Chad Kerley, Freerunner Luci Romberg and many more, as Liv unearths their inner thoughts, motivations, dreams and shares some incredible action sports photography from around the world. Learn what drives these athletes, what inspires them and what motivates them. These high action sports are also captured by the camera at the exact perfect time. Enjoy not only the stories but also the photos.
About the Author
A Welsh woman, twice national Triathlon Champion, and living in Brechfa Forest in mid-Wales, Liv surfs, snowboards, runs on forest and mountain trails, rock climbs and is always seeking out new wilderness and sporting experiences. In addition to her love of the physical world, Liv is a communications specialist and filmmaker working alongside NGO s, military personnel and people who have been affected by natural and conflict-driven disaster. From refugee camps in Iraqi Kurdistan to the earthquakes in Nepal, she has reflected the challenges facing those affected as well as their laughter, joyful memories and hopes for the future.