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Plan A Is Well Underway For Kim Chambers

Kim Chambers, courtesy of Tsugaru Channel Swimming Association, closing in on Hokkaido, the northernmost major island of Japan, her sixth channel in the Oceans Seven. Copyright © 2014 by World Open Water Swimming Association

Safeguarding Swims With The Japan Coast Guard

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Japan Coast Guard (or JCG or 海上保安庁) in Japanese, was formerly called the Maritime Safety Agency when it was founded in 1948. The JCG is the Japanese federal [...]

Swimming With The Flying Dragon

It is only 19.5 km from shore to shore, a mere 12 miles at its closest point across the Tsugaru Channel. Comparing the times of the channel crossings of the 14 swimmers who have crossed [...]

The Journey Continues Across Channels

What is truly admirable among endurance athletes and marathon swimmers is their passion and interest in the success of their colleagues, comrades and compatriots. Fast or slow, young or old, newbie or veteran, the open [...]

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