FIRST WOMAN TO SWIM THE ATLANTIC (1)
American athlete Jennifer Figge has become the first woman to swim across the Atlantic. The exact distance she covered has not yet been computed, but she pushed off from Cape Verde Islands January 12th and arrived in Trinidad on Thursday. She swam in a cage because of the danger from the sharks. The 56-year-old Figge/ woke most days around 7 in the morning. Her longest stint in the water was about eight hours; the shortest was 21 minutes. She burned about 8,000 calories a day.
(February 8, 2009, CNNj)
Where did the athlete begin her swim?
A) The English Channel
C) Cape Verde Islands
How long did it take to complete this feat?
A) Twelve days
B) Fifty-six days
C) 21 days
D) The information is not provided.