Published on April 27th, 2014 | by mpower
Swimming across all four intercontinental channels: History is made
French athlete Philippe Croizon finished the final stage of his marathon swim be swimming the two mile channel in arctic waters between Alaska and Russia in extreme conditions.
The 44-year-old, who had never swum before, is only the second person to swim the Bering Strait.
‘The idea was to bring able-bodied and people with disabilities together and prove that having a disability doesn’t have to stop you achieving what you want.” said Croizon