Carmelo Santana courage and overcoming


Carmelo Santana is an awesome swimmer from Gran Canaria, capable of the greatest feats in long distance open water swimming. His physical disability due to lack of a leg has not prevented him from being a reference and an example for all those who love the sport of swimming and seek daily personal growth.

Carmelo has managed, through sports and swimming in particular, beyond himself and also give fans a clear proof of his ability to overcome any limitations.

In the following video Carmelo talks about his experience in life on the occasion of the challenge to swim the 12 kilometers between the Lighthouse Orchilla of Tacorón Creek, crossing the famous «Sea of Calm», in the South Island of El Hierro.