Hero in a Speedo, Martin Strel has swam the Danube, Mississippi, Paraná, Yangtze and recently the Amazon. He is the king of rivers. View video (4m 19s flashplayer required)
“Big River Man”, a documentary full of danger, feats of strength, and an ocean of red wine, celebrates the world’s greatest endurance swimmer. At the 2009 Sundance Festival, , Martin Strel and his movie both earned a much-deserved standing ovation (view video interview 2m 37s).
With credit to Steven Munatones and www.10Kswimmer.com.