Tag: Benoît Lecomte

48 Years Old And In His Prime

48 Years Old And In His Prime Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Benoît Lecomte explained about his preparations - both mental and physical for this year's The Longest Swim, an unprecedented 8,000 km stage swim from Tokyo to San Francisco that he estimates will take 180 straight days of swimming 8 hours per day. Lecomte summarized his

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What Is The Scale Of The Longest Swim?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. When Benoît Lecomte undertakes The Longest Swim from Tokyo to San Francisco later this year, he is going to embark on the longest time in the water of any human in history over the 6-month period of the ordeal. Lecomte summarized his training, "[It involves] many years of preparation. It is more than just

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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

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