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The Tsugaru Current Runs Strong Unpredictably

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The notorious Tsugaru Current turned its back on yet another accomplished marathon swimmer this late evening in northern Japan. Brad McVetta, a Triple Crown swimmer with successful swims across [...]

Challenging The Oceans Seven In Asia

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California The Oceans Seven includes 2 channels in the United Kingdom (North Channel and English Channel), 1 channel in the Mediterranean (Strait of Gibraltar), 1 channel in Oceania (Cook Strait), [...]

Tacking The Tsugaru

Like all the other Oceans Seven swims, channel swimmers around the world are gearing up for the Tsugaru Channel. In addition to the good number of Japanese relays with masters swimmers, channel swimmers from South [...]

Travel To Tsugaru, Journeys To Japan

Some countries just seem so far away from the average American or British open water swimmer. These far-flung nations are geographically distant, culturally separate and linguistically different. The food is nothing like home and the [...]

Channel and Marathon Swims in Japan

The Far East is so far away. But island nations like Japan present a number of wonderfully challenging opportunities for ocean swims from the tropical waters of Okinawa to the challenging waterway of the Tsugaru [...]

Man vs. Woman vs. Nature In The Oceans Seven

The race to become the first to achieve the Oceans Seven is heating up...from different perspectives: Man vs. Woman. A former world-class swimmer vs. a former rugby player. Speed vs. Acclimatization. Ireland vs. Australia vs. [...]

Borneo Rain Forest Ocean Swim Tour

Japanese waterman Masayuki Moriya of Ocean Navi is offering a Borneo Rain Forest Ocean Swim Tour in Malaysia between April 19th and 23rd. The masters swimming-oriented tour that originates out of Tokyo offer a group [...]

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