Thursday, August 6, 2009

Global Travels In Search Of An Olympic Dream

18-year-old Sufyan Shaikh of India dreams big and has traveled the world in pursuit of his dreams.

In 2006, 16-year-old Sufyan swam the English Channel in 12 hours. He has also swum across the Strait of Gibraltar in 3:40, 38.5K in the Arabian Sea, 6K around Alcatraz Island in San Francisco, 12.5 miles around Key West in Florida, 16K Faros Marathon in the Adriatic Sea in Croatia, in the Asian Games 10K Open Water Championship in Kuwait and the Bali International 10K Swimming Championship in Indonesia with the goal to participate in the Olympic 10K Marathon Swim at the 2012 London Olympics.

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