Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

The 2016 World Open Water Swimming Man of the Year Nejib Belhedi of Tunisia will tow the ship Sultan II by himself in the water by pulling a rope attached around his waist to the Sultan II on April 19th in Hammamet Marina in Tunisia.

The World Iron Swim event will be broadcast live on AJ+ Aljazeera TV.

The program will be called Belhedi, The Tamer of Ships in English.

Belhedi will also host the 2017 Global Open Water Swimming Conference in Tunisia between September 9th-13th.

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