Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

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How far can a guy or a girl go to achieve what he/she wants? Or rather, how much are you willing to spend to become something unique? Well, meet Christian Riel, the merman who spent $1,581 to become a merman and trust me, he literally looks like one. This 24-year-old college student is becoming everyone’s favorite after getting a merman tail for himself and that too for $1,581. The amount may not look big to some people but for a college going guy, it’s huge. But nothing can come in between you and your dreams if you decide to achieve it.

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Here is everything about Christian Riel, the guy who spent $1,581 to become a merman!

1. This guy literally looks like a real merman.

Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

2. Seems like spending $1,581 wasn’t a bad idea. 

Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

3. Christian Riel was inspired after seeing The Little Mermaid as a child.a

Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

4. He spent $1,581 on this tail and it actually works. 

Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

5. This guy is a college student and wears his $1,581 tail whenever he feels like.Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

6. With more than 7k followers on Instagram, this merman is becoming famous. 

Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

7. In an interview, Christian said, “Disney’s Little Mermaid made me discover my love for the ocean and the sea.”

Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

8. “I’ve lived in Florida for two years and drove out to the ocean whenever I had the time.”

Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

9. “I just love sitting by the shore and love swimming in the salty sea water.”

Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

10. As of now, Christian is part of a group with similars mermen and mermaids. 

Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

11. Talking about this group, he says, “About two years ago, I found some mermaid/merman Instagram pages and that’s when I realized I [wanted] to be a merman, too.” 

Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

12. The way this guy followed his passion and spent $1,581 shows how awesome he is.

Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

13. It’s important to accept who you are and do what you love.

Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

14. Can Disney actually make a movie with a merman as the protagonist?

Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

15. “I love the water and I love swimming with and without the tail. Wearing it makes you so much faster and it’s just an awesome feeling of liberty.”

Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

16. He was inspired by the Australian TV show H2O: Just Add Water and came with the final design for his tail.

Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

17. When asked how he is treated in public, the merman says, “Public pools don’t allow regular fins so they wouldn’t allow mermaid tails, but I do have my own pool and I love to swim in lakes and in the ocean.”

Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

18. As one can expect that the $1,581 tail can sometimes get really uncomfortable for him and he accepts the same.

Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

19. “I suffer from pain in my ankles when wearing my tail longer than an hour and after a couple of hours swimming my eyesight gets blurry because of salty sea water or chloride.”

Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

20. “I’m just happy that all my friends and family love me being a fish and love to go swimming with me and enjoy taking one hundred pictures of me as a creature from the deep blue sea.”

Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

21. “I love my life; not just because I love being a merman, but because I always do what I want to do and what I love to do. I guess that’s why I’m such a happy fish.”

Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

22. “Most people are super sweet, interested and want to take pictures. I’ve never had to deal with any negative reactions.”

Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

23. Spending $1,581 is not really a big deal but people don’t always understand why would any guy do anything as such. 

Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

24. This guy proves its okay to be unique and definitely great to be a merman.

Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

25. In just $1,581 this guy achieved his dream and became a merman. What are you waiting for?

Meet The Guy Who Spent $1,581 To Become A Merman

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