Quadruple amputee swims English Channel

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9 Responses to “Quadruple amputee swims English Channel”

  1. Anonymous says:

    Eyeborg thoroughly approves!!!! Way to go Phillipe. :)

  2. Prufrock451 says:

    Eat THAT, Ahab.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Off subject I know but…

    What sort of power line was running near his antenna?
    I just can’t imagine normal domestic current, even
    multiphase doing that kind of damage to a person.
    Especially considering that the ladder should have
    taken most of it straight to ground.

    • Atvaark says:

      According to his web site, that was a 20 kV line.

      I can hardly figure out how such a high voltage power line could run so low. Maybe the antenna was on a very high mast.

  4. Maddy says:

    Okay, you shamed me into picking up those clothes off the floor …

  5. ransom notes says:

    This is inspiring David. He is a textbook example for The WILL = The WAY.

  6. Anonymous says:

    Does using a wooden leg make you a swimmer or a captain?

  7. Art says:

    Good Lord!!!

    What an amazing and inspirational accomplishment.

  8. ill lich says:

    I thought maybe his name was “Bob.”

    (sorry, couldn’t help it.)

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