Tag: Paul Lundgren

The Inherent Danger Of It All

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Just as ice swimming requires certain rules (e.g., no flip turns, experienced re-warming procedures), we believe that tropical swims demand certain considerations and protective rules in order to maintain safety. In an apparent contradiction, we also believe that rules pertaining to swims in the 50-82ºF

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It Was The Story Of His Lifetime

20 hours, 31 miles and not quite halfway across the Sea of Cortez, but Paul Lundgren was not disappointed at all at the outcome of his 80-mile Sea of Cortez crossing. "I have the story of a lifetime. There is not one ounce of disappointment in me or my amazing crew. Completely opposite. We literally barely got out of there with our lives," explains the

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Cold Concludes Cortez

Last night, @SwimCortez reported on Paul Lundgren's 80-mile attempt to become the first person to cross the Sea of Cortez from the mainland of Mexico to Baja California: "Heavy hearts: Paul's swim over due to hypothermia. (estimated) 31 miles in 20+ hours, Paul pulled himself for safety reasons. More to come." Last year on his first attempt, Lundgren swam

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Swim Cortez 2.0

Paul Lundgren will attempt to swim across Mexico"s 80-mile Sea of Cortez in November. The Solo Cortez attempt may take up to 60 hours and will follow the Channel Swimming Association rules where no stinger suits or protective swimwear is permitted. The 49-year-old’s swim across Mexico’s Sea of Cortez will mark the first crossing of that sea following two

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Man vs. Beasts In The Sea Of Cortez

Paul Lundgren has changed the anticipated start date of his second Solo Cortez, an unprecedented 80-mile attempt to cross the Sea of Cortez. “We decided that for the safety of the swim it is best to move the date to early November following the hurricane season that begins in mid-July and ends by October,” explains the California endurance athlete. “The

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