Seven occasions champion of Spain, he trains in Fuerteventura to embark with an NGO He has specialised within the Rescue and First Aid competitions, wherein he has received the world championship”I really feel that I’m doing one thing essential, extra essential than profitable medals”, he says this 28-year-old from San Sebastian
After a life devoted to competitors, 28-year-old Eduardo Blasco from San Sebastian begins a brand new journey. On the island of Fuerteventura, he prepares to carry to the ‘actual world’ what he has practiced for years in a swimming pool.
Seven occasions Spanish swimming champion, and lifesaving and rescue world champion, Eduardo trains to board the migrant rescue ship ‘Aita Mari’ and contribute together with his skills to avoid wasting migrants on Mediterranean routes.
His mission will include serving to those that fall into the ocean throughout a rescue. “Some all the time fall into the ocean,” he says.
“I really feel like I’m doing one thing essential, extra essential than profitable medals, in fact,” this swimmer, who additionally has authorized coaching, has acknowledged earlier than the Mediaset cameras.
He is giving nice significance to his coaching course of, getting ready himself and letting skilled folks advise: “You are going to face conditions that aren’t frequent. No matter how a lot you realize about rescue and regardless of how nicely you might be bodily, you’ve got by no means skilled this “explains the swimmer.
His new goal is to avoid wasting lives, as he associated to the Canarias 7 newspaper. Now, the competitors is secondary: “I practice within the water and within the health club making an attempt to take care of bodily form for when it’s my flip to go to the rescue of refugees who’re making an attempt to entry nations like Italy. If I can qualify for the European Championship earlier than leaving, then I’ll qualify, and if not, then I’ll abandon the preparation and I cannot go to the European Championship. It is assumed”.