56 Year Old Mom Planning to Swim Across the Atlantic

Friday, 28 November 2008
How is this for a serious endeavour? Jennifer Figge is 56 and she is planning on swimming across the Atlantic.

The total swim is 2,100 miles. She'll do it in a shark cage attached to a sailboat, swimming for six to eight hours a day without rest. The journey will take about two months, and would make her the first woman on record to swim across the Atlantic Ocean.

Here I was all proud of my 20 min bike commute to work each morning.

More info: news-leader.com

David Johnston

David Johnston

David Johnston has been introducing people to the sport of sea kayaking for the past 15 years. He is a senior instructor trainer with Paddle Canada and teaches for several paddling schools in Ontario, Canada. Full Bio.

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