Paul Lecomte

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Paul Lecomte is the 28-year-old French Project Manager of The Longest Swim by his uncle Ben Lecomte. Lecomte graduated with a masters degree in cultural event management at Université d’Avignon and has worked as a videographer and event manager for several organizations.

The Longest Swim Video

Transoceanic Swim in the Pacific Ocean


Ben Lecomte will attempt The Longest Swim from Choshi, Japan to San Francisco, California in a transoceanic assisted stage swim, 5,419 miles (8,721 km) across the Pacific Ocean starting on 5 June 2018.

The Longest Swim Support Crew

Onboard Team:
1. Ben Lecomte, swimmer, advocate, founder
2. James 'Scotty' Scott, captain and expedition manager
3. Paul Lecomte, project manager
4. Gino Gönenç Kalganoğlu, filmmaker
5. Tyral Dalitz, research assistant
6. Renaud Gomez, marine scientist
7. Dr. Anastasia Benjafield, doctor
8. Henry McCann, engineer

Support Team on Land:
1. Dr. Spike Briggs MSOS, Chief Medical Advisor
2. Dr. Benjamin Levine, Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine and Ben's cardiologist
3. Dr. Molly S. Bray, University of Texas Department of Nutritional Science and Ben's nutritionist
4. Dr. Edward Coyle, University of Texas Department of Kinesiology and Health Education and Ben's kinesiologist
5. Jeremy David, Weather Routing senior meteorologist advisor
6. Dr. Armin T. Ellis, Exploration Institute, logistics coordinator
7. Jacquelin Hipes, Science Program Coordinator
8. Bachir Saouaf, Davis & Goliath, Communication Coordinator
9. Lea Hagemeier, Community and Content Manager
10. Tedde de Boer, Developer of the live tracker

Oceanic Research Advisors:
1. Dr. Ken Buesseler, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
2. Dr. Tracy Mincer, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
3. Dr. Michael Degranpre, University of Montana
4. Dr. Kara Lavender Law, Sea Education Association
5. Dr. Erik Zettler, Sea Education Association
6. Dr. Linda Amaral Zettler, Marine Biological Laboratory
7. Dr. Gerald Chris Shank, University of Texas Marine Science Institute
8. Dr. Brett J. Baker, University of Texas Marine Science Institute
9. Dr. Tracy Villareal, University of Texas Marine Science Institute

Medical Research Advisors:
1. Dr. Benjamin Levine, Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine
2. Dr. Adrian Leblanc, Universities Space Research Association
3. Dr. Jack A. Gilbert, Argonne National Laboratory
4. Dr. Eduardo Marques, INESC TEC

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