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Masayuki Moriya From Marathon To Masters Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Masayuki Moriya organizes channel crossings for hard-core marathon swimmers in northern Japan to fun swim excursions and swimming holidays for masters swimmers, triathletes and fitness swimmer in Okinawa. The [...]

Tough Toshio Tominaga Tackles Tsugaru

Courtesy of Masayuki Moriya, Ocean Navi, Japan. In his younger days, Toshio Tominaga (富永俊夫 in Japanese) played water polo and swam in school. He was competitive, but then he began his professional career at a [...]

Swimming From Sado

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Beginning in A.D. 722, Sado Island served a prison island as it lies 40 km away from the Japanese west coast in the Sea of Japan. Significantly further from [...]

Front Page News In Japan About Tsugaru Channel

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Front page news in Japan described the nearly always turbulent Tsugaru Channel, its successes and failures during the 2015 season, its history, and how solo attempts and relay teams [...]

Cave Swimming In Dogashima

Courtesy of Ocean Navi, Dogashima, Japan. Masayuki Moriya conducted an open water swimming clinic in Dogashima, Japan where the participants enjoyed cave swimming along the coast. Dogashima (堂ヶ島) is located along the western coast of [...]

Southern Swimming In Cool Kyushu

Courtesy of Masayuki Moriya, Huntington Beach, California. Yakushima Open Water Swim (屋久島オープンウォータースイミング)was held in heavy rain, but the precipitation did not damper the annual 1 km and 2.5 km ocean swim off the southern island [...]

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