Courtesy of TEDxHECParis. Lucas Carbonaro joins a long list of open water swimming luminaries* when he gave his TED Talk at HEC Paris, an international business school established in 1881. Last year in August, Carbonaro completed a 17 hour 22 minute crossing of the English Channel from England to France and spoke about his experience in front of an elite audience. * Lewis Pugh, Diana Nyad, Maarten van der Weijden, Ori Sela, Vicki Keith, Dr. Peter Attia, Tim Ferriss, Angel Yanagihara, Ph.D., Maria Conceicao, Dr. Tim Noakes, Wallace J. Nichols, Ph.D., Lynne Cox, Guillaume Néry, Dana Vollmer, Craig Dietz, Kimberley Chambers, Catherine Sheridan, Patrick Fellows, Doug McConnell, Amos Nachoum, Marcia Cleveland, Dina Levačić, and Trinity Arsenault. Copyright @ 2008 – 2019 by World Open Water Swimming Association.