Défi Titicaca, 122 km in 11 Days Across Lake Titicaca with Malia Metella, Théo Curin, Mathieu Witvoet

Défi Titicaca, 122 km in 11 Days Across Lake Titicaca with Malia Metella, Théo Curin, Mathieu Witvoet

International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honor Swimmer and driver of open water swimming in France Stéphane Lecat was one of millions of supporters who were overjoyed with the success of three French swimmers who took 11 days to complete a 122 km self-sustained swim across Lake Titicaca between Bolivia and Peru at 3,811m altitude beginning on November 10th.

The French trio – including two-time Olympic swimmer Malia Metella, para swimming world medalist Théo Curin, and eco-adventurer and speaker Mathieu Witvoet – were totally self-sustained, pulling their escort boat during their unprecedented high-altitude swim at over 3,800 meters.

Coach Lecat helped coach the adventurers – @Défititicaca – along with coaches Stéphane Garcia and Bilal Bourazza.

Metella, Curin and Witvoet swam and pulled an eco-designed escort boat along with all their equipment, food and hydration that they need throughout their 11-day relay, one day more than they had anticipated.

Malia Metella, Théo Curin, Mathieu Witvoet
@Defititicaca course across Lake Titicaca

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