Description:Man Without Limbs Swims Alaska to Russia - as part of the news series by GeoBeats.
Imagine swimming for 2 and a half miles while you've got swells of over 6 feet and water temperature is 40 degrees Fahrenheit. It would be hard for even the most competent swimmers.
Now imagine how much harder this would be if you had no limbs?
Philippe Croizon, a quadruple amputee, performed this incredible feat on August 17th by swimming across the Bering Strait, that links Alaska to Russia.
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