Tag: Brazil

Attacking Life For All It’s Worth

Courtesy of Ben Hooper who will attempt to complete the 1,731-mile (2,786 km) Swim the Big Blue across the Atlantic Ocean from Dakar Harbour in Senegal to Natal in northeast Brazil. The youngster, then aged five, was dragged out and resuscitated on the side of the pool by lifeguards while stunned teachers looked on. Despite having turned blue and not

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The Mindset Of An Ocean Swimmer

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Many people call themselves an ocean swimmer. They swim for fun or fitness, charity or competition in the world’s oceans. But no one is in the category of Benjamin Hooper who is truly aspiring to become a true ocean swimmer. An ocean swimmer who plans to swim across the entire Atlantic Ocean. Hooper

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Ben Hooper To Swim Across The Atlantic

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ben Hooper is a British open water swimmer who served with the military and police. A multi-faceted swimmer, he also writes fiction and is a free diver, PADI scuba diver, charity swim participant, middle-distance running and triathlete. But he has huge dreams. He plans to swim across the Atlantic Ocean,

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