Tag: James Scott

Beam Me Across, Scotty

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "No one has ever tried to go so far, so slowly [across the Pacific Ocean]," said escort pilot James Scott about Benoît Lecomte's transoceanic swim known as The Longest Swim. "There are very few 'firsts' left in this world, and this six-month unsupported expedition is a rare chance to be a core part of one

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The Tools Of A Transpacific Stage Swim

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. When Benoît Lecomte swim 5,500 miles from Tokyo to San Francisco across the Pacific Ocean during The Longest Swim, he will use a variety of equipment [shown above]. His maritime science project will be anchored by a support team and researchers who will study the Plastiphere, as they try to answer the

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