Tag: Sea of Cortez

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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Swimming Solo Across The Sea Of Cortez

Another major warm-water ultra-marathon swim will be attempted in June. The stretch between Baja California and the mainland of Mexico has never been successfully crossed before - not by a relay or a solo swimmer. While Chloe McCardel will be attempting to swim 103 miles (165 km) from Cuba to Florida on one side of Mexico, Paul Lundgren will attempt to

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Swimming Across The Sea Of Cortez

Five-time Emmy award-winning director and producer Doug Myers captured the sights and sounds of Paul Lundgren and his support crew on camera in Lundgren's first attempt to swim 76 miles (122 km) across the Sea of Cortez. While his first attempt ended after 24 hours and 30 miles, the allure of becoming the first to swim from Baja California to the Mexican

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