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Swim for Change

This is the story of 5 swimmers who are going to swim from Marseille to Barcelona (550 km) to encourage the French to adopt a simple gesture: throw your cigarette butt in the trash.

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World Record

On May 29, 2021 in Paris, in partnership with Surfrider Paris, the world record was set with 855,000 butts collected. Thank you to the 1200 volunteers who were mobilized!
A new major collection is planned in June 2023 #MegotFunding

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Raising awareness among youth

A 32-minute documentary was made about the adventure and the ecological commitment. It is notably broadcast in schools to raise awareness among the youngest.
 

Leaving a legacy

All the collected butts are recycled into awareness plates to continue to appeal to the French

5 SWIMMERS

After swimming across the Strait of Gibraltar, Lake Geneva, the Gironde, Lake Baringo in Kenya and down the Seine, they want to glide across the surface of the Mediterranean Sea, between Marseille and Barcelona."

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Matthieu

Witvoet

"C'est à la surface, qu'on va chercher ses profondeurs"

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Chloé

Leger

"Knowing how to swim is useful when you're underwater"

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Lucas

Witvoet

"The diplomacy of the bathing cap,  our strategy for tomorrow"

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Louise

Pasquet

"There where  there is a will, there is a way"

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"Finally an opportunity to learn to swim"

The sport of tomorrow will be ecological

Chloé tells her dream, the one of a world where sport is at the service of causes that are important to us by sharing the 0 Mégot adventure.

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