A man with no legs or arms succesfully swam from Alaska to Russia on August 17th.

At the age of 26-years-old, Philippe Croizon arms and legs were amputated after he had an electrical accident in 1994.

The trip took approximately an hour and 15 minutes and he swam over 2 miles in distance. The water was freezing at temperatures of 39 degrees Fahrenheit.

Although Croizon has no limbs, he does use prosthetics to swim. He also has a swim partner.

He is the second person to ever swim the Bering Strait from Alaska to Russia. He hopes his achievements teach people that people with handicaps have many abilities.

Also On Black America Web:

Add Your Comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s