Meet the man who will swim across the Pacific


Ben Lecomte was the first man to swim across the Atlantic Ocean without a kick board in 1998. In 2015, the French-born long distance swimmer wants to reach the next level. Ben wants to swim from Tokyo to San Francisco, from July ’til December, eight hours a day, around 8000km. Here is his crazy plan…

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Production engineer and certified swim coach. Full-time IT consultant, spare-time swimming aficionado. 2 sons, 2 daughters and a wife. President of the Faroe Islands Swimming Association. Likes to run :-)

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