The Vortex Swim, 300 Nautical Miles Through Ocean Plastics

Courtesy of Ben Lecomte, Great Pacific Garbage Patch, Pacific Ocean.

On June 12th, Ben Lecomte and his escort crew of nine  left Oahu, Hawaii to start a 300 nautical mile (555.6 km) solo stage swim called The Vortex Swim through the heart of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

For updates on the progress of The Vortex Swim, visit here.  To follow daily updates by the crew, visit here.  For Facebook updates, visit here.

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