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Pere Renom

“We have given you, O Adam, no visage proper to yourself, nor endowment properly your own, in order that whatever place, whatever form, whatever gifts you may, with premeditation, select, these same you may have and possess through your own judgement and decision […] We have made you a creature neither of heaven nor of earth, neither mortal nor immortal, in order that you may, as the free and proud shaper of your own being, fashion yourself in the form you may prefer.”
Oration on the Dignity of Man – Giovanni Pico della Mirandola

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The swim across the Strait of Gibraltar

published on 10.12.2013

The reporter Pere Renom tries to swim across the Strait of Gibraltar to make a report. Faced with the currents, waves, wind, fog and tides, and avoid about 90 large merchant that circulate daily through the strait. He should cover a distance of about 15 km. Throughout history, less than 800 swimmers have achieved this […]

Pools, chlorine and health

published on 15.02.2012

The pools are healthy both for swimming and for rehabilitation, but we should respect the rules of hygiene to avoid adverse reactions with chlorine. Chlorine disinfection, combined with organic matter, such as hair or urine, generates gases that could affect the DNA of cells. For this reason the pools should be well ventilated.