5 Oceans

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noun - 5 Oceans is a solo marathon swimming feat where an individual completes a marathon swim in all the oceans in the world: Atlantic Ocean, Arctic Ocean, Southern Ocean, Indian Ocean and Pacific Ocean.

In 2006 Lewis Pugh achieved the "Holy Grail" of open water swimming by becoming the first person to complete the 5 Oceans.

Lewis Pugh

International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honour Swimmer Lewis Pugh's 5 Oceans swims included the following:

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Usage dating to circa 20th century from Lewis Pugh.

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