Tag: RadBand

The Science Behind The Longest Swim

>Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ben Lecomte will be constantly monitored during The Longest Swim across the Pacific Ocean from Tokyo to San Francisco. He will attach an EKG waterproof holter monitor on his chest while wearing a RadBand radioactive cesium collector on his ankles as he swims across the largest body of water on Planet

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Is There A Doctor On Board?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. When Benoît Lecomte walks into the Pacific Ocean to begin his 5,500-mile (8,851 km) transoceanic swim, he is going to have a medical, scientific and research team like no other in the history of the sport of open water swimming. It will be an unprecedented team of scientific luminaries. Similar to Lynne

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It Is Not A Transponder, It Is A RadBand

Photo of the Rad Band photo courtesy of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Triathletes and open water swimmers often wear transponders and all types of timing devices on their wrists and ankles during competitions. But no athlete in open water swimming history will wear an ankle device for as long as adventurer Benoît Lecomte will. The transoceanic

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