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Thursday, May 17, 2012

Photos of the Day: May 17, 2012

French swimmer Philippe Croizon rests while Papuan residents looks on after his arrival at the coastal village of Pasar Skow located in Indonesia's eastern province of Papua on May 17, 2012. Croizon, 43, who lost his limbs in an accident braved strong winds and currents to swim from Papua New Guinea to Indonesia on May 17, in the first stretch of a mission to swim between five continents. Croizon, who uses prosthetic limbs with flippers attached took seven and a half hours for the 20 kilometer (12-mile) journey.