Thomas Pembroke Goes 5 For 7 At 29
Thomas Pembroke Goes 5 For 7 At 29Sponsored by KAATSU, Huntington Beach, California.
Over a five-year period, Thomas Pembroke of Australia traveled the world to complete the Oceans Seven while raising money for a variety of causes.
Pembroke became the second Australian, the 13th person in history, and the youngest person to achieve the Oceans Seven at the age of 29 years 10 months and 6 days with his crossing of the 23 km Cook Strait. He crossed the Oceans Seven channels over a 5 year 4 month 30 day period at the following ages: 1st channel: 24 years 5 months 7 days when he crossed the 33.5 km English Channel between England and France on July 15th 2013 in 14 hours 59 minutes
2nd channel: 26 years 7 months when he crossed the 35 km North Channel from Northern Ireland to Scotland on September 8th 2015 in 12 hours 10 minutes as a fundraiser to benefit disabled children in Papua New Guinea
3rd channel: 27 years 4 months 14 days when he crossed the 45 km Molokai Channel from Molokai to Oahu in Hawaii on June 22nd 2106 in 15 hours 27 minutes which he swam to benefit Kiss Goodbye to MS
4th channel: 27 years 4 months 21 days when he crossed the 32.3 km Catalina Channel in Southern California on June 29th 2016 in 12 hours 2 minutes
5th channel: 29 years 2 months 26 days when he crossed the 14.4 km Strait of Gibraltar between Spain and Morocco with Marty Filipowski, Mark Mallison, and Victor Pineiro on May 4th 2018 in 4 hours 18 minutes
6th channel: 29 years 6 months 2 days when he crossed the 19.5 km Tsugaru Channel from Honshu to Hokkaido in northern Japan on August 10th 2018 in 15 hours 1 minute [see photo below]
7th channel: 29 years 10 months 6 days when he crossed the 23 km Cook Strait from North Island to South Island in New Zealand on December 14th 2018 in 6 hours 57 minutes
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