he Capri-Naples has always been, since the undertaking of Fioravanti and Alfieri, a great challenge. Even today, those who participate in the race official has a personal challenge: to win, to beat the record in terms of time, the record in terms of wins, beating the record in terms of participation or “just” finish the crossing.
Over the years, however, outside the official competition, many have launched their own challenge to the Capri-Napoli to bring out their own strong message:
July 10, 2004: Casimiro Monti, faces and ends the first crossing of Capri-Naples canoe. The Environment Deputy in the City of Naples launches its challenge to the crossing to enhance the theme of environment and to bring attention to the Bay of Naples.
July 2, 2005: Daniele Scarpa, the Olympic champion in Atlanta 1996, faces and ends crossing Capri-Naples in 3h 05 ‘and 34 “with a Polynesian canoe, canoe better suited to deal with the open sea. His goal, to make know a discipline much more precisely known in Polynesia and Hawaii, starting with a solid and successful traditions of Italian canoe.
July 5, 2008: Salvatore Cimmino, swim and ends the Capri-Napoli in 10h 22 ‘and 28. He will do and finish the trip in 2009 too.
At only 15 years Salvatore was hit by a terrible osteosarcoma, for his life is forced amputation of the leg at mid-thigh. At the age of 41 years, after numerous physiological problems, under medical advice Salvatore begins to swim, had never been in the water before then!
Eight months later, on July 15 of 2006 makes its first crossing without the aid of prosthetic performance, Capri / Sorrento 22 km. Soon after he began his “swimming strike” to draw attention to the problems of the world of disability. In 2007 organized the “TOUR of ITALY A SWIMMING” In 2008 he took part in the solitary “Capri – Torre Annunziata” and then to “Capri – Naples”. Follow the “TOUR OF EUROPE SWIM” and, most recently, “A SWIMMING WORLD TOUR” with “only” the end of the creation of a platform of interest about the problems for civil, with particular reference to problems that now affect amputees.
June 27, 2010: Marco Murari, athlete master Italian but living in Mexico for work, try crossing swimming Capri-Naples. Objective failed for a while, but centered in 2011 and 2012 when the Capri-Napoli swim in approximately 9 am and 30 ‘and in about 8h and 40′. Objective achieved, an athlete master solo swims the Capri-Napoli approaching the time of the agonists and ending with the crossing times in the distant past would guarantee the overall win.
June 27, 2010: Dario Oliviero, 2010 is the year of the first crossing of windsurfing. Goal reached in just over three hours, despite some moments of absolute lack of wind.
September 4, 2010: Monica Priore, swims and ends the Capri-Meta di Sorrento in about 7 hours.
At 5 years, diagnosed with diabetes mellitus type I. Choose sport as a tool for communication and, swimming, begins to show that even down in the tub with your diabetes can compete and win, without fear that your blood glucose may affect performance.
Among the goals it has prefitta groped in this endeavor are to give courage and hope to all who live badly his diabetic condition and to unite into one big party with diabetes, diabetologists, nurses, associations and anyone other soldiers, for one reason or another, in the healthcare industry because, as often reiterates. “Unity is strength, and all together against diabetes some results you bring home.”
June 19, 2011: The first relay in water swimmers athletes accustomed to deal with the pool and short distances: four athletes from Campania led by Francesco Vespe, to fulfill the 36 km with changes of about two kilometers. Vespe have agreed with the particular challenge of the Gulf: Lucio Spadaro, Alessio Adamo e Alessio Sigillo. Target achieved by covering the 36 km in approximately 5 hours and 30 ‘. Even people used to swim and win in pools of 25 and 50 meters can swim the Capri-Naples.
June 17, 2012: The first amateur relays, with the example given in 2011 by athletes “champions” have tried and also finished second relay of masters athletes: “La Vedetta Campana” with Enrico Adamo, Espedito Accardo, Salvatore Iengo and Alessandro Rivellini. And “W I Briganti del Sud” with Francesco Labruna, Bruno Bellacchino, Manuela De Vivo and Vincenzo Moriello. Target achieved for both relays that have covered the entire voyage in about 8h. Even the master, relay, can finish the grueling Capri-Naples.
July 8, 2013: theitalianjob2013 ….
Capri Napoli 48th Edition
Conferenza Stampa 2012
Aspettando la Capri-Napoli 2013
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