Tag: Ben Hooper

Swim The Big Blue Begins

Courtesy of Ben Hooper, Swim The Big Blue, Atlantic Ocean. Ben Hooper's transatlantic swim has started. His program between western Africa in Senegal and the eastern coast of Brazil can be followed here at Swim The Big Blue. Day One ended with a 9-mile swim completed over 6 hours 42 minutes. Copyright © 2016 by World Open Water Swimming Association

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Ben Hooper, Three Years And A Day

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. After three years of planning, training, preparing and fundraising, British transoceanic swimmer Ben Hooper had to delay his start another day in Dakar in order to begin the Swim The Big Blue. Hooper is aiming to complete his solo stage swim across the Atlantic Ocean from Africa to Brazil over the next

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