Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Jonathan Ezer (1976), Penny Palfrey (twice in 2010) and Chris Shoup (2017) attempted to cross the 115.8 km Kaieiewaho Channel, a stretch of notoriously turbulent water between the Hawaiian islands of Oahu and Kauai out in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.

Whether it was currents, waves or box jellyfish, the channel threw insurmountable obstacles in the face of these swimmers.

All were courageous in their attempts. All were audacious in their dreams. All are adventurous by their actions. Who will be next?

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