Born and raised in Milano Italy, he came to the States at 18 to study and swim. Attended UCSD and San Diego State University and graduated in `84 with a degree in International Marketing.
2 World Titles and one World Record in finswimming at age 15 (24 hours swim marathon), 6 Italian National swimming titles, all American with 4 U.S. National records.
A serious back injury in early ’83 precluded him from ’84 Olympics dream.
Best US athlete at the 1998 Freediving World Championship and National record holder, in dynamic and static apnea.
Career spans from modeling and acting, to real estate, manufacturing and consulting (US Navy SEALS, Lockheed and startup companies including a successful IPO). The involvement in the financial sector (hedge funds) brought him back to Italy in 2000 to establish the first Italian Hedgefund marketing/consulting firm.
A higher calling in June of 2000 brought Jane and Peppo to fulltime Christian work. At first recruited by Campus Crusade for Christ and working with Executive Ministry in Palm Beach; subsequently (2004) in Rome with Greater Europe Mission as the field Director for Italy. In 2010 he opens the 1st Young Life club in Italy and in 2011 he establishes Via Veritas Inc. a non-profit involved in evangelism via small groups and special projects with youth. In 2012 he moves with Jane to Manfredonia (S. Italy) and within 3 months they establish a new local church. In the summer of 2013 the whole family moves to Chattanooga, TN. While there he institutes a sister city relationship between Manfredonia and Chattanooga in order to formalize evangelistic efforts between the 2 countries. More on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peppo_Biscarini