Javier Mérida Prieto is a disabled Spanish open water swimmer who became the first disabled person to complete the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming and has completed three Oceans Seven channels.
Despite the distance, Mérida predicts. “[Crossing the Beagle Channel will be] the shortest crossing of all that I have done, but until it does not end, we will not be able to compare. In 60 minutes, you can suffer more than 10 hours, depending on the temperature and the fight you have with the sea and the wind.”
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