Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

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].

For more information on Woodruff’s view of the world’s oceans and swimming perpendicular from shore, visit here.

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