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Deaxo Croes Swam from Bonaire to Curaçao for Cancer Research

by | Nov 29, 2022 | Local News, People

Deaxo Croes swam from Bonaire to Curacao in a day!

Deaxo Croes completed a historical swim!

On Saturday. November 19, 2022 Deaxo Croes, an Aruban Open Water swimmer, embarked on a historic swim between the sister islands of Bonaire and Curaçao. In total, Deaxo covered 53 kilometers (33 miles) in the Caribbean Sea, from the west coast of Bonaire to the east point of Curaçao.

The journey from Bonaire to Curaçao.

Deaxo started his journey in the early morning, around 2 AM, leaving from the southernmost tip of Bonaire near the Red Slave dive site. With the guidance of volunteers, he reached the easternmost point of Curaçao around 4 PM on the same day! What an amazing performance and a beautiful gesture from Deaxo!

Deaxo’s dream was to include Bonaire and Curaçao in his cause to raise cancer awareness and promote the work of the local cancer foundations.

About the Crossing for Prevention

Crossing for Prevention is an event to raise awareness and seek generous financial support from the local communities (Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao) to their cancer foundations.

Orco Bank also announced an additional contribution to Fundashon Prevenshon. The bank continues contributing to the communities it serves, having donated to cancer prevention in Bonaire and Curaçao this past weekend.

(Source: Crossing for Prevention, Orco Bank)

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Tanya Deen has been living in Bonaire since December 2016. She is a PADI Master Scuba Diver Instructor and enjoys underwater and bird photography. Tanya is the Editor-in-Chief of the Bonaire Insider tourism news blog.
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