‘Eco Mermaid’ Sets World Record for Monofin Swimming at 26.22 Miles

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Takeaways:

  • Merle Liivand has swum 26.22 miles wearing a silicone monofin to raise awareness about the importance of clean oceans.
  • Merle was inspired to raise awareness after she ingested microplastics during a practice session in open water.
  • On her record-setting swim, she also picked up trash along the way and handed it to her friend, who was kayaking alongside.

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