Tag: Swim Across The Continents

Marcos Diaz Swimming To End Poverty

Since May 2010, Marcos Díaz of the Dominican Republic has swum four different swims between five continents in an attempt to build global awareness and support for the United Nation's Millennium Development Goals, a pledge by world leaders to eradicate extreme poverty and its root causes by 2015. He ended his project with a fifth swim in New York.On

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The Support Behind Marathon Swimmers

What the media and public see when a marathon swimmer completes his or her event is a triumph of endurance and will.A swimmer's battle against the elements and their superhuman test of mental and physical strength are feats to be celebrated and emulated.But what the media and public do not necessarily see is the tremendous amount of planning, logistics and

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