Swimming with Wild Manatees


The West Indian manatee, also called the sea cow, or as I like to say, the water potato, or maybe it’s more of an ocean blimp? Regardless, this spirited gentle giant is one of just 6,000 manatees living in Florida and the first one I’ve ever swam with!


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Production engineer and certified swim coach. Full-time IT consultant, spare-time swimming aficionado. 2 sons, 2 daughters and a wife. President of the Faroe Islands Swimming Association. Likes to run :-)

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