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Sunday, October 15, 2017

After Chorizo Four, Dani Lobo Does Iberian Peppery Pig Six

Courtesy of John Tierney and S. Wine, Serpentine Swimming Club.

Spanish open water swimmer Daniel Martinez Lobo from the Serpentine Swimming Club in London was the first person in the world to complete the Chorizo Four, a four-part marathon swim series, in 2015.

The four swims of the Chorizo Four includes the 22.3 km Neda el Món Illes Formigues - Illes Medes in Catalonia, Spain, the English Channel, the Strait of Gibraltar, and the Catalina Channel.

He also added the Iberian Peppery Pig Six challenge to his open water resume.

The Iberian Peppery Pig Six includes the Neda el Món Illes Formigues - Illes Medes, the English Channel, the Strait of Gibraltar, the Catalina Channel, the 26.4 km Sri Chinmoy Marathon Swim Rapperswil-Zurich across Lake Zurich in Switzerland, and the 45.8 km 20 Bridges Manhattan Island Swim around Manhattan Island.

"For some extra spice and congratulations, Dani also swam the English Channel for a second time this summer from England to France in 19 hours 38 minutes on August 13th," reported John Tierney.

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