Interview with Adriano Passini, Brazilian aviation engineer and English Channel swimmer. Adriano Passini is a 36-year-old Ironman triathlete, marathon runner, channel swimmer, and aviation engineer from Sao Paulo, Brazil who has been a vegetarian since 2005.
Inspired by Sri Chinmoy, he has accomplished a number of marathon swims including his English Channel crossing in 2013 in 11 hours 10 minutes.
His book The Challenge of the English Channel: A Spiritual Approach of the Mount Everest Swimming was just released in English this September. A book review is forthcoming.
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