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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Some Days Are Rough, Some Days Are Smooth

Courtesy of Paul Lecomte, Kuroshio Current, Pacific Ocean.

All remains good with the escort crew and Ben Lecomte on his 8,721 km transoceanic stage swim across the Pacific Ocean.

. Manager Paul Lecomte reports, "After 2 days of bad weather, we launched Ben this morning for a good session of The Longest Swim. Our next milestone will be the 1000 nautical mile marker 140nm away, on a line passing around 33.43N/160.54E.

Our ETA to the marker is September 26th the earliest, more likely the week of September 30th

It will be very interesting to see much progress Lecomte will make across the Pacific Ocean by November 10th when he will give a speech from his escort boat that will be broadcast during the 2018 WOWSA Talks in The Olympic Club in downtown San Francisco.

It will be the first time open water swimmers at The Olympic Club - or anywhere - will be directly addressed from the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Follow up-to-date coverage here.

Lecomte's live tracker is here for the 5,419-mile transoceanic assisted stage swim between Japan and California that started on June 5th where he is expected to finish sometime in 2019.

For more information on the 2018 WOWSA Talks and WOWSA Awards, visit here.

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