Tag: Luiz Lima

A Music Marathon, From Leme to Pontal

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Do Leme ao Pontal (From Leme to Pontal) is a well-known Brazilian song by Tim Maia that inspired Olympian Luiz Lima to swim an unprecedented 35 km from Leme beach to Pontal, two famous points in Rio de Janeiro in 2008. His Lima's first successful swim in 2008, there has only been 2 other successful swims

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Mano-a-Mano In The Sea

Viewed from every angle, the sea swim in Cancún was an outstanding race between Luiz Lima, a two-time Olympian from Brazil, and Fernando Betanzos, one of the brightest young Mexican swimmers, at the 10 km El Cruce (Por La Libre), a 10 km crossing from Cancún to Mexico's famed Isla Mujeres. Among the 398 swimmers who entered the 10 km race, Lima and Betanzos

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