Tag: Red Sea

Meeting People Along The Shore

Meeting People Along The Shore Courtesy of Lewis Pugh, Arabian Sea. Photos courtesy of Kelvin Trautman. Back in August 1994, Lewis Pugh swam 7 marathon swims to encourage governments to establish Marine Protected Areas. Pugh's campaign was called Seven Swims In The Seven Seas For 1 Reason: * 10 km in the Mediterranean Sea in Monte Carlo, Monaco in 3

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A Rich Concept: The Ancient Seven Seas

A Rich Concept: The Ancient Seven Seas Courtesy of David Rich and Lewis Pugh, Olympic Club, San Francisco, California. What started as a one-on-one dinner conversation at the WOWSA Open Water Summit at the Olympic Club in San Francisco last year gradually perculated and formulated its way to a new marathon swimming challenge called The Ancient Seven

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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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Omar El Galla Onwards Along The Red Sea

Omar El Galla Onwards Along The Red Sea Courtesy of WOWSA, Shalateen, Egypt. Omar El Galla does the extreme. The Egyptian cyclist, runner and open water swimmer is challenging himself to unprecedented distances in his native Egypt. He has already cycled 6,500 km around Egypt in 65 days. He recently completed a 1,500 km stage run in 36 days along the

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In How Many Seas Have You Swum?

In How Many Seas Have You Swum? Courtesy of Universe Today, World Ocean, Planet Earth. Open water swimmers are growing in number and in geographic distribution around the world. They are challenging themselves all over the globe. While open water swims in the International Hydrographic Organization-designated oceans (i.e., Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean,

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