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Whiteout. Coraggio, audacia, speranza (Whiteout – Bravery, Courage, Hope)

Whiteout. Coraggio, audacia, speranza (Whiteout – Bravery, Courage, Hope)


The stunning story of three women with very different attitudes and ambitions but very similar characters and drives as they battle life’s adversities to make their dreams come true.

Anna is a professional mountain guide, skilled at tackling ice and snow. Dot is a deep-sea and commercial diver who knows the deepest seas like the back of her hand; Lola is an athlete suffering from paralysis who is determined not to let her dreams and what makes her who she is die.

What brings them together is their drive, their thirst for adventure and their self-confidence (a vital tool to emerge in a male-dominated world), as well as water in all its forms (solid for Anna, liquid for Dot and both for Lola, who used to be an ice climber and then took to canoeing after her accident).

Three autobiographical stories featuring different adventures but similar experiences that constantly intertwine as they blend with sport, dreams, the will to fight and the ambitions of three special women.

Genre: How-To

Subject: Lifestyle / Leisure / Sport

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Year of publication: 2020

Published in: Milano

Number of pages: 176

Price: 19,90

ISBN: 978-88-203-9313-7

Whiteout. Coraggio, audacia, speranza (Whiteout – Bravery, Courage, Hope)

Anna Torretta, Eleonora Delnevo, Dorota Bankowska

Anna Torretta is a multiple-time Italian ice climbing champion and world ice climbing runner-up.

Eleonora Delnevo in 2015 she suffered a severe spine injury that left her paralysed. Undeterred, she got back into climbing and won a world championship.

Dorota Bankowska in 2005 began working as a deep-sea diver under oil rigs. She learnt to manoeuvre underwater robots and rescue submarines. She has been involved in many Hollywood productions.