TWO years after the tail end of Hurricane Fiona stopped John Procope and his team from pulling off a historic swim from Tobago to Trinidad, the Crown Point-based scuba-diving instructor is set to embark on his third attempt to swim the channel between the two-island republic on July 14, and he hopes the third time will be a charm.

The 48-year-old Procope moved from Trinidad to Tobago in 1996, and he said his entire life has revolved around the sea – ever since he learnt to swim as a toddler. Now, in addition to scuba diving, he assists with lionfish eradication projects and...

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