Tag: Craig Dietz

Craig Dietz, Swimming From Shore To Shore

Craig Dietz completed his longest swim to date - the 4.4 miles of the Great Chesapeake Bay Swim. "I've never been one to just sit around and do nothing. I like to push myself," explained Dietz to Fox News. And he faced a field that was not giving him any help. "I got punched in the nose by a swimmer out there. He was - not on purpose - just swimming by me,

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How The Limbless Waterman Does A 5K Swim

One of the most anticipated speakers at the 2012 Global Open Water Swimming Conference is Craig Dietz of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Dietz was born without arms or legs, yet he is able to swim, drive, cook, send emails and nearly everything else others can do. "I will not run a marathon," says Dietz with a humility and a reality that is inspirational beyond

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If Swimmers Were Neurons

Thinking way outside the box... if open water swimmers were seen as the equivalent of the 100 million neurons that are estimated to exist in the human brain, then the Internet and its websites, blogs, online social networks and video-sharing services are helping tie together these neurons to make swimmers more intelligent, creative and inspirational

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