Martin Strel, Big River Man

Hero in a Speedo, Martin Strel has swam the Danube, Mississippi, ParanĂ¡, 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).

Big River Man
Big River Man

With credit to Steven Munatones and www.10Kswimmer.com.