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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