The Vortex

Follow Ben Lecomte through the highest concentration of ocean plastic in the world, The Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

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Expedition Overview

In 2019, Ben embarked on his second stage of the Pacific Ocean. On this expedition, Ben earned a Guinness World Record for the longest distance swim of 338 nautical miles through The Great Pacific Garbage Patch.

The Crew

Tom Smith

Jackie Jones



  • Chasing Plastic

    Chasing Plastic

  • The Vortex

    The Vortex

  • Swim Pacific

    Swim Pacific

  • Delivery