British man aims to swim across Atlantic from Senegal to Brazil

  |   India News

Former British police officer Ben Hooper hopes to make history by swimming every mile of the Atlantic Ocean from Africa to South America.

The 38-year-old walked down a beach in Dakar and into the Atlantic Ocean, launching a swim for 3,200 km, from Senegal to Brazil.

Flanked by two boats and a crew of less than a dozen, Hooper aims to be the first person to swim every mile of the Atlantic Ocean from continent to continent, stepping on land again in March.

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