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Diego Lopez    

Explorer, Extreme Swimmer & Ocean Ambassador

Diego López defines himself as an explorer, an extreme swimmer, and an Ocean Ambassador. He has lived in eight different countries and visited 85 of them.

He is known as Global Swimmer, and recently became World Champion of his category at the Ice KM during the Ice Swimming World Championship held in March 2019 in the Arctic Circle. During 2018, he established a world record by being the first person to swim the most challenging events in each of the seven continents, including Antarctica. He has completed the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming (Manhattan Swim, Catalina and English Channel) within a natural year, and has swum in the 28°F waters of Antarctica with no wetsuit.

As a finance professional, he is a registered investment banker in the US, and runs his own advisory boutique, serving the World Bank and the UN, among other institutions. His main messages are how to build up on your mental strength and transfer values from sports to the business environment, and how to fight plastic pollution in the Ocean. He is the sole author of Continents Seven: Values for sports, business and life, learned around the world (2019).

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Motivation, Inspiration, Sustainability, Sports, Swimming, Ice Swimming, Mindfulness, Marathon Swimming, Finance, Entrepreneurship

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