Tag: Nejib Belhedi

The History Of Ouma In Tunisia

The History Of Ouma In Tunisia Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Tunisia's Nejib Belhedi recently completed a 155 km sea swim around Djerba, the largest island of North Africa, in 47 hours 50 minutes located in the Gulf of Gabes [see below]. The former Lt. Colonel in the Tunisian army and heart surgery patient is also known domestically

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Accolades To Amy

Accolades To Amy Courtesy of WOWSA, Redondo Beach, California. On June 8th 2019, Amy Appelhans Gubser became the third person in history to swim across the 43.4 km Santa Monica Bay between Point Dume in Malibu and Lunada Bay on the Palos Verdes Peninsula in 17 hours 6 minutes. The neonatal nurse celebrated her 50th birthday with a tough swim. "It was a

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Swimming In The Seas

Lewis Pugh of the UK describes his Seven Swims in the Seven Seas for 1 Reason: Mediterranean Sea, Adriatic Sea, Aegean Sea, Black Sea, Red Sea, and North Sea highlighting the need to create Marine Protected Areas Nejib Belhedi of Tunisia - who started clean shaven in Sfax, Tunisia - swam 76 hours 30 minutes straight along the coast of Tunisia to Djerba

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