Tag: Paul Lecomte

Thinking About The Longest Swim

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "I was a child when [my uncle] Ben [Lecomte] walked on the shores of France in Quiberon after he first crossed the Atlantic Ocean in 1998," recalled Paul Lecomte, the Project Manager for Lecomte's The Longest Swim across the Pacific Ocean. Later this year, Paul will head a 9-person escort crew of The

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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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