Quadruple Amputee Théo Curin Shines with Silver at WOWSA Para Performance of the Year Awards

Quadruple Amputee Théo Curin Shines with Silver at WOWSA Para Performance of the Year Awards

Théo Curin, a 22-year-old quadruple amputee, has once again proven that anything is possible as he took home the silver award at the WOWSA Para Performance of the Year Awards. Curin’s incredible accomplishment was achieved during the 57 km Maratón Acuática Internacional Santa Fe – Coronda, a professional marathon river swim in Argentina, where he completed the race using hand paddles in 8 hours 52 minutes.

The WOWSA Awards, an annual recognition of excellence in open water swimming, celebrates individuals and offerings that embody the spirit of open water swimming and have made a positive impact on the community. Over 143 nominations were evaluated by the 97 members of the WOWSA Awards Voting Academy, and Théo Curin was one of the 10 finalists chosen from 23 different countries for the Para Performance of the Year category.

More than 11,400 public votes were cast, with a 75% weighting from the WOWSA Academy and 25% from the general public, to determine the winners in each category. Théo Curin was selected for his remarkable display of determination and perseverance, proving that the human spirit knows no limits.

Théo Curin’s incredible performance at the Maratón Acuática Internacional Santa Fe – Coronda is a true inspiration to us all. His silver win at the WOWSA Para Performance of the Year Awards serves as a testament to the power of the human spirit and the limitless potential of the human mind.

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