Thomas W. Kofler
He loves everything related to outdoor and wild swimming, be it cold water swims in Scotland or Slovenia or swimming in outdoor art deco lidos around Britain.
 Marathon Swimming Career
Kofler swam the English Channel on 10 August 2009, swam around Jersey Island in 2011, completed the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim on 23 June 2012, and swam the Catalina Channel on 29 July 2013 in 14 hours 10 minutes. He became the first Italian swimmer and 70th person in world history to join the club of the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming and will participate in the 2014 S.C.A.R. Swim Challenge in Arizona.