Frenchman begins Pacific Ocean crossing attempt

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Frenchman begins Pacific Ocean crossing attempt
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Long distance  swimmer  Ben Lecomte set off from Japan’s east coast on Tuesday in his bid to become the first person to swim across the  Pacific  Ocean.

Lecomte’s two children Max and Anna swam out with him for a few hundred metres before leaving the 50-year-old Frenchman to continue the task of crossing the world’s largest expanse of water.

Lecomte, who swam across the Atlantic Ocean in 1998, will hope to next see his children in San Francisco after a journey of 9,100km, which is expected to take more than six months.

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