Swimmer Ben Lecomte begins record Pacific crossing attempt

  The French-born long-distance swimmer Benoît Lecomte has begun his journey for the start of his attempt of swimming across the Pacific Ocean in Choshi, Japan on June 5, 2018. Lecomte plans to swim the Pacific Ocean from Japan to California. The distance to be covered is approximately 5,500 miles (8,900 km). Part of the reason for the swim is to raise awareness about sustainability […]

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