One of the most successful long distance marathon swimmers of the last decade, Peter Stoychev is also a keen cyclist. Best known as holder of the world record for crossing the English Channel and the first swimmer to make the crossing in less than 7 hours in 2007, Stoychev has taken part in 4 consecutive Olympic games from 2000 to 2012.

With more than 60 wins in individual swimming marathons, so far he has covered over 60,000 km in pools, rivers, lakes, seas and oceans. His swimming achievements include swimming around Manhattan Island in 2010 and winning the extreme Cadiz Freedom Swim in 2011.