The Roads Crossed By Régent Lacoursière
As an amateur swimmer, Regent won over 300 medals and he competed as a professional marathon swimmer from the mid-1950s to the mid-1970s.
After competing in the 1954 Commonwealth Games, Lacoursière competed in his first marathon swim, placing 5th in the 22-mile swim around Atlantic City in 11 hours 14 minutes. In 1959, he won the 42 km race in Guaymas, Mexico finishing in 8 hours 22 minutes and won the 1960 Traversée internationale du lac St-Jean in Quebec, Canada while finishing fourteen 32 km Traversée internationale du lac St-Jean professional marathon races over his career.
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