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Friday, November 16, 2012

Nejib Belhedi Swimming Across The Big Blue

On 3 separate swims next week (November 20th, 24th and 27th) in Tunisia, Nejib Belhedi will confront his the most arduous and dangerous stages of his 1400K Swim Across Tunisia.

He will attempt the Big Bleu of Sfax that will take him from Ellouza to Mahres passing by Kekennah detroit (El kantra) where he will face outrageously strong tides, tricky shallows, extreme salinity, shivers of sharks waiting in the Oued Ellouza sea river, large smacks of jellyfish over a stretch of 100 km.

"I am swimming to the Oued Ellouza via a natural water route," explains the winner of the 2011 World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year.

"I found myself that I'm inspired to make my water route as Phoéniciens who use Oued Ellouza as a marine highway within a trans-Mediteranian logistic network from Tripoli to Carthage. This Big Blue swim promotes the importance of the Big Blue [sea] as the oxygen lungs of the region of sfax.

These stages will permit me to swim the Gabes Sea before I will swim from Djerba to Zarzis as final stage of 1400K Swim Across Tunisia before the end of this year."

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