Tag: Benoite Lecomte

Ocean Swimming To The Extreme

In this year of the London Olympics, the theme Citius, Altius, Fortius (Latin for Faster, Higher, Stronger) is the theme of the world's elite athletes. In the open water swimming world, it seems the theme Longius, Durius, Frigius (Latin for Longer, Tougher, Colder) is the theme for the world's most adventurous thrill-seeking swimmers. The elements of risk

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Never Again, 14 Years Later

Ben Lecomte completed a cross-Atlantic swim in 1998 and then appeared on the Oprah Winfrey Show where he announced a cross-Pacific Ocean swim (see below).14 years after that announcement on Oprah's TV show, Benoit is finally heading back to realize his dream...and with Oprah's newly found interest in swimming, she may be covering more swimming on her OWN

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