Slovenian Man Swims the Amazon

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    Yes, all 3,272 miles of it in nine weeks. :eek:

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    Forget the fatigue, cramps, pirahanas, and other scary stuffs... he got second degree burns all over from sun exposure! :eek: Still quite the feat, especially considering he set three previous world records for distance.
     
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    Wow, that guy is amazing. The amount of endurance such a feat would require is simply unreal. :eek: :)
     
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    Wow, I can't imagine. I once swam 4.5 miles by accident, with current. I can't imagine going this far.
     
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    I just love the quote at the end, as it really summarizes Mr. Strel's world view:

    What a wonderfully amazing thing. :)
     
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    You accidentally swam 4.5 miles? :confused:
     
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    Typical college weekend, too much alcohol, too few active neurons. Swam the Withalacoochee river from springs to the take out point,( it was a tubing river ).

    Seemed like a good idea when we started, felt like a death march by the time we finished. (I'm estimating 4.5 miles, seemed like 45 ).
     
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    I hope you were not drunk while you were swimming! :eek:

    Well, glad to hear that you survived dsnort. And swimming 4.5 miles is still impressive. :)
     

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