Quadruple amputee swims the English Channel

By Megan Maertz

The 42-year-old quadrouple amputee swam across the English Channel in 13 and a half hours acrording to the Gaurdian (UK) reports.

Philippe Croizon, who lost both of his arms and legs in an electrical accident 16 years ago, made the 21-mile journey with the aid of specially designed flippers.

"I did it, I'm happy, I'm so happy, I can't believe it, it's crazy," he told France-Info radio, and as was reported to CBS.

Croizon has not let his disability stop him from achieving his dreams. His memoir reflecting upon this is entitled J'ai Décidé de Vivre, which means 'I decided to live'.

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