Lewis Pugh – Pushing the limit

CNN’s Robyn Curnow reports on Lewis Pugh’s drive to push his body and mind to swim in the worlds coldest waters in the video.

Pugh has developed a unique mechanism for overcoming freezing conditions by apparently being able to increase his body temperature by will power alone in a process that his coach Professor Tim Noakes has dubbed “anticipatory thermogenesis”.

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