Is There A Doctor On Board?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. When Benoît Lecomte walks into the Pacific Ocean to begin his 5,500-mile (8,851 km) transoceanic swim, he is going to have a medical, scientific and research team like no [...]

It Is Not A Transponder, It Is A RadBand

Photo of the Rad Band photo courtesy of Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. Triathletes and open water swimmers often wear transponders and all types of timing devices on their wrists and ankles during competitions. But no [...]

Joining The Crew Onboard The Longest Swim

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Rolano is the escort boat to be used by Benoît Lecomte on his 180-day 8,000 km stage swim across the Pacific Ocean. Lecomte and his support crew (including [...]

Time To Swim Across The Pacific

Courtesy of Benoît Lecomte for The Longest Swim from Tokyo to San Francisco. Dr Benjamin Levine, Director of the Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, says, "We are very interested in really studying the outer [...]

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