...he really cycles his training with periods spent largely outdoors.
That was exactly what piqued my interest. The main priorities of my training are long-term health and maintaining a fitness level that enables to do the things I enjoy, most of which are outdoor sports.
I did a little more digging, and apparently Prof. O'Shea passed away in 2004. But he remained very physically active up until the end of his life. I am always interested in what I can learn from guys like him, and Art DeVany; having that kind of fitness for the long haul is a definite goal of mine.
I was hoping somebody else might have read it, but apparently not. In any case, I will probably pick it up.