Tag: Lake Titicaca

Défi Titicaca, 122 km in 11 Days Across Lake Titicaca with Malia Metella, Théo Curin, Mathieu Witvoet

International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honor Swimmer and driver of open water swimming in France Stéphane Lecat was one of millions of supporters who were overjoyed with the success of three French swimmers who took 11 days to complete a 122 km self-sustained swim across Lake Titicaca between Bolivia and Peru at 3,811m altitude beginning on November

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Défi Titicaca, 122 km Across The World’s Highest Navigable Lake, by Malia Metella, Théo Curin, Mathieu Witvoet

International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honor Swimmer and driver of open water swimming in France Stéphane Lecat announced that three French swimmers will attempt to swim 122 km across Lake Titicaca between Bolivia and Peru at 3,811m altitude beginning on November 10th. The French trio - including two-time Olympic swimmer Malia Metella, para swimming

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The New Stillwater 8

The New Stillwater 8 Courtesy of Michelle Macy, Portland, USA. Oceans Seven swimmer and Hall of Famer Michelle Macy announced the new and improved Stillwater 8. Macy first announced the solo marathon swimming challenge across 8 different lakes around the world in 2011. With the input and advice of Evan Morrison and other marathon swimmers, she revised

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How Are High-Altitude Swims Defined?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Most recently, South African Madswimmers Jean Craven, Juandre Human, Hardi Wilkins and Megan Harrington-Johnson crossed the highest water body in Africa, Lewis Tarn at 4700 m above sea level high up on the slopes in Mount Kenya in 6.5°C water. There have not been many of these high-altitude solo swims and

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Madswimmers Have High Goals In Ojos Swim

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. High up on the slopes in Mount Kenya in water at 6.5°C, South African Madswimmers Jean Craven, Juandre Human, Hardi Wilkins and Megan Harrington-Johnson crossed the highest water body in Africa, Lewis Tarn at 4700 m above sea level. An achievement in itself, their crossing was a training swim for their main

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