Tag: Craig Dietz

Eight Is Enough For Craig Dietz

Last year at the 2012 Global Open Water Swimming Conference and at the aQuellé Midmar Mile, Craig Dietz wowed a lot of people with his inspirational speeches and courageous swims. But his fans in South Africa have not seen anything yet. This year at the aQuellé Midmar Mile, Dietz will attempt to join the 8-mile Club. That is, Dietz will swim all 8

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Craziest Swim Ever For Craig Dietz

Over the weekend, Craig Dietz swam with friend John Mix of FINIS at the Sharkfest Swim from Alcatraz Island to Aquatic Park in San Francisco Bay. "It was the craziest swim I've ever done," recalled the Limbless Waterman. "As if the 6-foot plunge off the ferry to start the swim and the 56ºF (13ºC) wasn't enough. The ebb tide getting into Aquatic Park was

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Craig Dietz, From America To Africa

Craig Dietz, The Limbless Waterman, has had quite a year. From speaking at the Global Open Water Swimming Conference to completing a 5.1 km swim and appearing on American television, he has been on the move. In 2013, he will move even more. He, along with other American Olympic Coach Bill Rose and world champion Ashley Twichell, will travel to

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Craig Dietz, The Limbless Waterman

Craig Dietz, The Limbless Waterman, was among the 15 nominees for the 2012 World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year that were announced today. The World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year award honors the individual who (1) best embodies the spirit of open water swimming, (2) possesses the sense of adventure, tenacity and perseverance that open water

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