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Quadruple amputee Philippe Croizon swims from Alaska to Russia

by | 20th, August 2012

PHILIPPE Croizon, 44, has just swum between Alaska and Russia. M. Croizon has no limbs. (Read more about his story here .) All four limbs were amputated in 1994.

The 44-year-old made the trip from Alaska’s Little Diomede Island to the Russian maritime border near Big Diomede Island, a distance of some 2.5 miles in freezing seas with big swells and a view obscured by fog. The swim took him around hour and 15 minutes. Back in May, he swam from Australasia to Asia, making the 12 miles journey from Papua New

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