Der Mensch Als Fisch – World Open Water Swimming Association

The biography of Otto Kemmerich by Erik Eggers covers the German Hall of Famer’s prolific and adventurous career as a solo marathon swimmer.



Der Mensch Als Fisch – Die Abenteuer von Otto Kemmerich friesischer Schwimmpionier is a biography of Otto Kemmerich who arguably took on the greatest cumulative risk of any open water swimmer in history. Kemmerich did many swims unescorted – and finally pushed the envelope too far when he died during a 200 km swim from Denmark to Germany at the age of 66.

Why it was nominated

For recalling the character, dreams, and vision of Otto Kemmerich, a colorful and bold open water explorer and adventurer.



Type of Offering


The Creator(s)

Erik Eggers

  • 01/04/2021

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