Tag: Paul Lundren

Swim Cortez Between Breaths

"I’ve come out of the Wilderness enough to know reentry is strange. It’s strange to hold a conversation with words that have no weight to make worthy a description the Wild encounter deserves. It’s strange to communicate when I’m not exactly sure the impact the experience has had on the person I find myself becoming. I struggle because I realize while I am

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Untamed Monsters In The Open Water

Author John Steinbeck could have been writing about the experiences of modern-day open water swimmers when he wrote his non-fiction book about a marine-collecting expedition called The Log From the Sea of Cortez in 1951. Paul Lundgren, Diana Nyad, Penny Palfrey and a great number of open water swimmers from Australia to Florida when he wrote, "An ocean

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