Free diver Audrey Mestre was no different from other extreme athletes such as Felix Baumgartner and Diana Nyad and Philippe Petit. Each of them is as unique as a fingerprint. Yet they share a sameness that might surprise you.
Jennifer Pharr Davis' new book chronicles the hiker's successful quest to set a record for a supported thru-hike on the Appalachian Trail. Here she shares her history in the sport and the struggles she endured.