International Swim Across La Pérouse Channel

International Swim Across La Pérouse Channel Courtesy of Alexander Brylin, Sakhalin, Russia. Alexander Brylin is organizing the International Swim across the La Pérouse Channel, an unprecedented 40 km international relay between Sakhalin, Russia and Hokkaido, [...]

Liz Fry, Mild-mannered Trialblazer In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Elizabeth Fry trailblazed another channel to add another notch in her illustrious International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame career. Fry, a 57-year-old financial services expert from New York, took [...]

8.8 Meters Of Nothing To Be Worried About

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Basking sharks may swim slowly, no more than three miles per hour, are commonly spotted near the water’s surface, and passively feed on plankton as they swim with their [...]

The Doctor Is In The House

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. A day after the latest Japanese relay team crossed the Tsugaru Channel, Dr. Steven Minaglia from Honolulu, Hawaii is getting ready for his own solo Tsugaru Channel attempt. From [...]

Where The Earth Is Not Flat

Back in 1988-1989 when we were researching the Tsugaru Channel together with the engineers who helped design the Seikan Tunnel that goes underneath the Tsugaru Channel, we were told that the sea level of the [...]

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