José Eduardo do Amaral Ferreira (Brazil) – World Open Water Swimming Association

José Eduardo do Amaral Ferreira attempted and completed the first double swim of the Travessia do Leme ao Pontal in 26 hours 32 minutes over the 72 km ocean course off the coast of Rio de Janeiro.

About

After years of training, José started before midnight, swam through the day, and finished past midnight after over 26 hours in the water.

Why he was nominated

For preparing and planning well for an unprecedented marathon swim, for swimming significantly faster on the return trip, and for overcoming conditions and currents on the most popular marathon course in South America.

Country

Brazil

Category

Performance of the Year

Swimmer

José Eduardo do Amaral Ferreira

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  • AndersonPilet

    AndersonPilet

    01/10/2022

    José Ferreira é desempenho recorde!!!!

  • Guilherme Eppinghaus

    Guilherme Eppinghaus

    01/11/2022

    José
    Ferreira nada muito

  • TiagoCAMPOS

    TiagoCAMPOS

    01/11/2022

    Parabéns meus amigo! Congrats my buddy.

  • Julia Veronezi

    Julia Veronezi

    01/11/2022

    José Eduardo , you are very , very strong, congratulation

  • Tom Rodrigues

    Tom Rodrigues

    01/11/2022

    Big José Oliveira 🔱 grande nadador 🇧🇷

  • Tom Rodrigues

    Tom Rodrigues

    01/11/2022

    Big swimmer 🔱🔱🔱🔱🔱🔱

  • GlóriaIto

    GlóriaIto

    01/13/2022

    José Ferreira is an example of determination, power, a great human being! He will be a winner forever! Congrats, José!

  • josepintoneto

    josepintoneto

    01/13/2022

    A façanha de José Ferreira foi a mais desafiadora, com certeza!

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