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Ben Lecomte plans to swim across the Pacific Ocean

It takes about 10 hours to fly from Tokyo to San Francisco. By skipping the jet engines and relying on muscle power, Ben Lecomte will be taking a much slower, more daring route. The Austin, Texas ...

Lecomte to swim from Tokyo to San Francisco - YouTube

Ben Lecomte dived into the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday, kicking off an epic quest to swim 9,000 kilometres (5,600 miles) from Tokyo to San Francisco, through shark-infested waters choking with ...

Next stop San Francisco as 'longest swim' embarks from Tokyo ...

Next stop San Francisco as 'longest swim' embarks from Tokyo CHOSHI, JAPAN - Agence France Presse. French marathon swimmer Benoit "Ben" Lecomte prepares himself in Choshi, Chiba prefecture on June 5, 2018 as he takes the start of his attempt of swimming across the Pacific Ocean.

Swim across the Pacific? This man vows to make ... - the Guardian

Benoit Lecomte, 49, previously crossed the Atlantic in 73 days in 1998 and plans to average eight hours a day in a bid to raise awareness for environmental issues

Swimming From Tokyo To San Francisco ... - Open water swimming

No wonder Benoît Lecomte is swimming from Tokyo to San Francisco. He is swimming straight in a transoceanic stage swim. Or as straight as someone can swim in the Pacific Ocean according to cartographer Andy Woodruff who created maps that highlight beaches around the world that face a specific continent [see here].

This Man Is Attempting to Swim From Tokyo to San Francisco to ...

Ben Lecomte, the first man to swim across the Atlantic Ocean without a kickboard in 1998, will be embarking on this epic swim from Tokyo to San Francisco in just over a week, making this the first ...

Next stop San Francisco as 'longest swim' embarks from Tokyo ...

By Agence France-Presse. Ben Lecomte dived into the Pacific Ocean Tuesday, kicking off an epic quest to swim 9,000 kilometres (5,600 miles) from Tokyo to San Francisco, through shark-infested waters choking with plastic waste.

Next stop San Francisco as 'longest swim' embarks from Tokyo

Ben Lecomte dived into the Pacific Ocean Tuesday, kicking off an epic quest to swim 9,000 kilometres (5,600 miles) from Tokyo to San Francisco, through shark-infested waters choking with plastic ...

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Man in bid to swim from Tokyo to San Francisco. Frenchman Lecomte kicked off epic quest to swim 9,000km from Tokyo to San Francisco in attempt to be first to swim across Pacific Ocean.

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Ben Lecomte is passionate when it comes to informing the public about ocean pollution, and his dedication to the cause knows no limits. Next year, he intends to swim roughly 9000 kilometers from Tokyo to San Francisco through the "Great Pacific Garbage Patch ...

This Man Is Doing The Impossible – Swimming From Japan To San ...

However, this isn't stopping one man from swimming across the entire ocean – starting in Japan and ending in San Francisco. French swimmer Ben Lecomte is hoping he can achieve the seemingly impossible feat, which would make him the first man ever to singlehandedly swim 5,500 miles across the Pacific Ocean.

Ben Lecomte is swimming from Japan to San Francisco

Through sharks, raging waters and paralysing jellyfish, this man's quest to conquer the ocean is as perilous as it gets. French swimmer Ben Lecomte aims to be the first man to make a record attempt to cross the Pacific Ocean from Japan to San Francisco. It's going to be a very, very long journey ...

Next stop San Francisco as 'longest swim' embarks from Tokyo

Ben Lecomte dived into the Pacific Ocean Tuesday, kicking off an epic quest to swim 9,000 kilometres (5,600 miles) from Tokyo to San Francisco, through shark-infested waters choking with plastic waste. Under sunny skies, the 51-year-old Frenchman slipped into cool and placid waters shortly after 09 ...

Next stop San Francisco as 'longest swim' embarks from Tokyo ...

BEN Lecomte dived into the Pacific Ocean today, kicking off an epic quest to swim 9,000km from Tokyo to San Francisco, through shark-infested waters choking with plastic waste. Under sunny skies, the 51-year-old Frenchman slipped into cool and placid waters shortly after 9am in warm and pleasant conditions with a slight breeze.

Ben Lecomte Will Swim 5,500 Miles From Tokyo To San Francisco

At 51-years-old, swimmer Ben Lecomte is about to embark on the greatest journey of his lifetime. Ben is all set to swim 5,500 miles from Tokyo, Japan to San Francisco and in doing so he will become the first person in history to swim across the Pacific Ocean.

Architect plans to swim across Pacific to raise environmental ...

Benoît Lecomte, the first person to swim unaided across the Atlantic, will attempt a similar feat in a six-month journey from Tokyo to San Francisco

Texan plans 5,500-mile swim from Tokyo to San Francisco – The Log

Texan plans 5,500-mile swim from Tokyo to San Francisco The Log Staff October 23, 2016. Ben Lecomte is stepping into his wetsuit and tackling his second ocean. After ...

Frenchman plans to become first to swim across the Pacific ...

Frenchman plans to become first to swim across the Pacific A Frenchman is planning to become the first person to swim across the Pacific Ocean from Tokyo to San Francisco in an epic five-month ...

In Bid To Fight Ocean Pollution, Man Vows To Swim From Tokyo ...

In Bid To Fight Ocean Pollution, Man Vows To Swim From Tokyo To San Francisco CBS Los Angeles ... Ben Lecomte says he plans to swim through what's known as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch during ...

The man swimming from Tokyo to San Francisco - .au

SHARKS, jellyfish, sunburn and wayward ocean currents are the least of what Ben Lecomte will have to deal when he sets off on a six-month swim from Tokyo to San Francisco this summer.

Next stop San Francisco as 'longest swim' embarks from Tokyo ...

CHOSHI, Japan (AFP) – Ben Lecomte dived into the Pacific Ocean yesterday, kicking off an epic quest to swim 9,000 kilometres from Tokyo to San Francisco, through shark-infested waters choking with plastic waste.

Activist Vows To Swim From Tokyo To San Francisco – CBS Los ...

SAN PEDRO () — An environmental activist says he plans to swim from Tokyo to San Francisco to bring attention to ocean pollution. Ben Lecomte says he will swim through what's known as ...

Next stop San Francisco as 'longest swim' embarks from Tokyo

Next stop San Francisco as 'longest swim' embarks from Tokyo 5 June 2018, by Harumi Ozawa French swimmer Ben Lecomte faces a gruelling six month swim through shark-infested waters

Frenchman to swim from Tokyo to San Francisco - Japan Today

At least he'll have the ocean currents in his favor. Benoit "Ben" Lecomte, a Frenchman living in the United States, intends to swim clear across the Pacific Ocean next year, an unprecedented 5,500-mile (8,800-kilometer) journey expected to last five grueling months -- and may land him in the history books.…

Frenchman to swim 9,000km from Tokyo to San Francisco to ...

CHOSHI (AFP) - Ben Lecomte dived into the Pacific Ocean Tuesday (June 5), kicking off an epic quest to swim 9,000km from Tokyo to San Francisco, through shark-infested waters choking with plastic ...