Cheltenham man plans to swim the Atlantic

Ben Hooper, from Cheltenham is planning to be the first man to swim across the Atlantic Ocean from Dakar, in Senegal, to Natal, Brazil, a distance of 1700 miles.

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Ambitious plan for Cheltenham man

Ben Hooper plans to swim across the Atlantic. Credit: ITV News West Country

Ben Hooper, a swimmer for Cheltenham, has revealed his plans to swim The Atlantic.

His plan is to swim from Dakar in Senegal to Natal in Brazil, a distance of 1,700 miles.

If he succeeds he will be the first man to do so.

Ben Hooper plans to swim from Senegal to Brazil. Credit: ITV News West Country
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