609 in 2015 and later

648 past in 2015 (updated 17-07-'15)

Pacific Swim Update: Lecomte Hits 1,000km

Benoit Lecomte is now well into his third month swimming across the Pacific Ocean. The 51-year-old French swimmer set off from Japan in early June and has made solid progress on the 8,800km swim. He has been in the water eight hours a day and he has covered approximately 1,000km of his route toward San Francisco: an average of about 15km daily.

Aside from the physical toil of the swim itself, Lecomte has had to contend with rough seas and cold water for his first 68 days.

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