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Atlantic Crossing 4

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Jennifer Figge in the Atlantic Ocean
The Pearl, Jennifer Figge's escort boat across the Atlantic Ocean, co-owned by Captain Tamas Hamor

Atlantic Crossing 4 is the fourth solo continuous stage swim across the Atlantic Ocean by 60-year-old Jennifer Figge, an American endurance athlete.

She completed the 32-day continuous stage swim across the Atlantic Ocean, starting from Brava Island off the coast of Senegal and ending in Antigua in the Caribbean Sea. She swam a total of 133.25 hours in, covering 265.4 nautical miles (318 miles or 491 km) while drifting 2,792.9 miles (4,439 km).

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Jennifer Figge[edit]

Jennifer Figge is an American endurance athlete who successfully crossed the Strait of Gibraltar twice: once on 29 July 2001 in 7 hours 17 minutes and once on 9 September 2002 in 5 hours 30 minutes.

Beginning at the age of 56 years old, Figge also completed a series of stage swims across the Atlantic Ocean in 2009 from Cape Verde off the coast of Africa to Trinidad in the Caribbean Sea over the course of 1-2 months.At the age of 60, she will attempt a continuous stage swim across the Atlantic Ocean, starting from Brava Island off the coast of Senegal to Antigua in the Carribean Sea called Atlantic Crossing 4.

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