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Tuesday, June 2, 2015
An Adventure Matthew Moseley Will Not Forget
Matthew Moseley is still reeling from his latest swim, the Cruce y Nado poor los Arrecifes de Coral in the east region of Puerto Rico, bordering the Atlantic Ocean.
"Did that really just happen?" he asked about his 38 km 12 hour 1 minute crossing from Isla Culebra to Fajardo.
"I knew mi amore Kristin Moseley would be waiting for me at the finish with my wedding ring so it wouldn't fall off during the swim. She motivated me to finish strong. But there was something bigger than the swim here. I was greatly inspired by Idanys R Deliz and the Scuba Dogs Society for their work protecting coral reefs. They rock.
Thanks [goes] to Daniel Aponte and Glorimar Bonet who was the official observer, Captain Pedro Umpiere who kept me in the fastest currents, and Mónica Rodríguez Ocasio for great photos and video, Elí E. Nieves II for the body work and massages, Luigi Sanguineti for a wonderful team dinner. NONE of this would have happened without my coach Randy Soler who put it all together with style. Gracias, hermano. It was an adventure I shall not forget.
For more information on the Scuba Dogs Society, visit here.
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