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Philippe CROIZON

Autor, Adventurer, Actor, and inspirational Coach

for Organisations and People.

 

Topics : Optimism, Resilience, Strong Team-working, Transcendence, Climate, Advocate for LowCarbon Innovations

Philippe CROISON is a French Autor, Adventurer, Actor, and inspirational Coach for Organisations and People.

Topics : Optimism, Resilience, Strong team working, Transcendence, Climate, Advocate for LowCarbon Innovations

He is the first quadruple amputee to swim across the English Channel and to run the Rally Dakar. His amputations were required due to a severe electric shock accident. During his recuperation in the hospital, he saw a television programme about a female channel-swimmer, who Croizon said inspired him. He began a regimen of swimming, training for over five hours per day with the Maritime Gendarmerie, the French marine police, in the sea near La Rochelle.

He wrote a book entitled “J'ai décidé de vivre” (I Decided to Live), using a speech-to-text computer system. He also made a parachute jump.

On Saturday, 18 September 2010, at the age of 42, he swam across the English Channel in less than 14 hour