It is there, you see it in front of you. And you go, ‘God I can do it’ and that is what drives these people. They dream…” says Steven Munatones.

To me, it is one of the ultimate challenges on the Planet Earth that a human can do. I mean you push yourself to the limit,” says David Yudovin.

There is something in the human psyche that loves this challenge,

You use anything you can to get through it,” says Ned Denison.

DVD’s and digital downloads of the documentary film about the extreme world of marathon swimming will be available for purchase after October 19th here (www.marathonswimmovie.com).

Photo above shows Fiona Goh, a student in Southern California and one of the stars of the film together with Cherie Edborg, a full-time controller with two children, and Evan Morrison, the co-founder of the Marathon Swimmers Forum, in the documentary film by Ben Pitterle and Brian Hall of Element 8 Productions.

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