Levi Cunding – Irish Examiner – Limbless Man To Swim Five Continents – (Some Happy News) – 20 May 2012

A Frenchman who lost his limbs in an accident braved strong winds and currents to swim from Papua New Guinea to Indonesia, in the first stretch of a mission to swim between five continents.

Philippe Croizon, 43, who uses prosthetic limbs with flippers attached, took seven-and-a-half hours to make his way from the Papua New Guinea village of Wutung to Pasar Skow in Indonesia’s Papua province.

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