Tag: Sea of Cortez

Pacing The Swim Across The Sea Of Cortez

As Paul Lundgren is finalizing his final preparations for his 76-mile swim across the Sea of Cortez in Mexico, the "weather looks great for his swim," says pace swimmer Jamie Patrick. "I will be swimming one hour every three hours. That puts me in the water about 15 hours [assuming Paul is swimming up to 45 hours]. I am really looking forward to swimming

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The Taste Of Long Distance Swimming

With Diana Nyad and Penny Palfrey planning separate 103-mile solo non-stop swims in the Straits of Florida, Paul Lundgren planning a 76-mile swim in the Sea of Cortez, at least 15 two-way lake and channel crossings around the world as well as a number of unannounced open water swims from the South Pacific to the Mediterranean Sea this summer, there are going

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Fast Swimming In The Sea Of Cortez

The Sea of Cortez Swim did not reach their ultimate goal of 182K in the beautiful Mexican seas, but they certainly gave it their best shot with a 63.8 nautical mile (118K) 36 hour 58 minute effort. You can see the speed of their swimming at a video here ... and how it all ended. Strong kick, high turnover, courageous effort.Copyright © 2010 by Open Water

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Victorious Defeat In The Sea Of Cortez

The courageous group of intrepid swimmers attempting to swim across the Sea of Cortez and set a new world record for the longest continuous non-stop relay on the open seas was defeated by large blooms of jellyfish.Initially, lead swimmer Nora Toledano was hit by a large bloom during the team's second day in the warm ocean waters in the Sea of Cortez.

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