André Wiersig encountered marine life during his Oceans Seven journey when he became a German Ocean Foundation ambassador. He teaches how to live an adventurous, eco-friendly life so he co-created Nachts Allein Im Ozean, Mein Weg durch die Ocean's Seven, a beautifully designed hardcover book with gorgeous photography with Erik Eggers and Dennis Daletzki. He also co-produced the audio CD Ein Mann des Meeres: André Wiersig erzählt sein Schwimmen durch die Ocean's Seven.
Why it was nominated
For helping to inspire others as a model of extreme stamina, for serving as an ocean advocate, and for leveraging his Oceans Seven success via a book, public speeches, television appearances, and an audio CD.