Tag: Shark Shield

Ben Hooper To Swim Across The Atlantic

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ben Hooper is a British open water swimmer who served with the military and police. A multi-faceted swimmer, he also writes fiction and is a free diver, PADI scuba diver, charity swim participant, middle-distance running and triathlete. But he has huge dreams. He plans to swim across the Atlantic Ocean,

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Old School Shark Shield

Anytime anyone anywhere spends 133 hours in the ocean, traversing a total of nearly 5,000 km, they are bound to run into all kinds of marine life. Jennifer Figge knows that, especially when she does her stage swims across the Atlantic Ocean. So she uses Shark Shields. "During the last AC4 (Atlantic Crossing 4), I used this old Shark Shield. They don't

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Kids Can Say The Cutest Things

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Jennifer Figge is about to embark on another stage swim across the Atlantic Ocean. But before she left for Cape Verde off the coast of western coast of Africa, she visited her goddaugher's kindergarten class in Aspen, Colorado. The 5-year-olds are studying the oceans and were fascinated by this women who

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Shout-out For Shark Shield

The Oceans Seven presents all kinds of obstacles to overcome: distances, tides, currents, waves, wind, sunburn, jellyfish, language barriers, logistical considerations, costs, extreme water temperatures, night swimming and marine life. Stephen Redmond is in Molokai and will soon begin his 6th of the 7 Oceans Seven channels: the 42K (26 mile) Molokai

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