On Day 18, South African swimmer Martin Hobbs recalls swimming in rough water conditions during his 581 km north-to-south solo stage swim across Lake Malawi that lies on the borders between Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania.
His effort serves as a charity swim for the Smile Foundation. He estimated that the entire swim would take up to 60 days and he will be very close to successfully hitting his mark.
Oresti Yiannakis is his escort boat captain and sponsor, Steven Hobbs serves as his Jetski escort pilot, Chris Yiannakis and Andrew Yiannakis are his sponsors and planners, and Russell Malherbe is a paramedic and technical specialist helping out.
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