Standing By For Windows Of Opportunities

Standing By For Windows Of Opportunities

There are several open water swimming heroes and heroines currently standing by onshore waiting to push off for their marathon swimming attempts. They are working with their crews and navigators to determine the optimal time for their unprecedented attempts.

Paul Lundgren is down in Baja California with a probable start on June 11th for his 76-mile swim across the Sea of Cortez in Mexico. For his latest information, visit here.

Joseph Locke is standing by in San Francisco for yet another solo attempt to the desolate Farallon Islands, 30 miles to the west of the Golden Gate Bridge within the Red Triangle. For his latest information, visit here.

Benoit Lecomte is getting ready to push off Tokyo Bay on his estimated 6-month cross-Pacific Ocean stage swim to San Francisco covering 5,419 miles (8,721 km). For his latest information, visit here.

Dan Martin (shown above) is in an undisclosed location on the East Coast of America waiting for his final escort boat preparations to be completed within a week before jumping off into the Atlantic for his estimated 3-month, 3,600-mile (5,793 km) stage swim to the French port of Brest. For his latest information, visit here.

Penny Palfrey is hunkered down on Grand Cayman Island in the Cayman Islands putting her final touches on her 103-mile Cuba-to-Florida swim. Reports are that the swim will go sometime between June 16 and July 3, but for her latest information, visit here.

Stephen Redmond (see below) is leaving for Japan tomorrow and is getting ready to become the first Irish person to cross the Tsugaru Channel and the first person in history to complete the Tsugaru Channel. For his latest information, visit here.

Standing by captain. It is going to be quite a summer.



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