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Things We Ponder In The Open Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The use of swim streamers in channel swims and marathon swims has been debated by a few. But, at the heart of the debate, we wonder, "What is really [...]

The Uniqueness Of French Around The Globe

Courtesy of Beth French on history's first Calendar Year Oceans Seven in the English Channel, North Channel, Molokai Channel, Tsugaru Channel, Cook Strait, Strait of Gibraltar, and Catalina Channel, attempted all within one calendar year.. [...]

Having The Compulsion To Get Into The Water

Courtesy of Beth French on history's first Calendar Year Oceans Seven in the English Channel, North Channel, Molokai Channel, Tsugaru Channel, Cook Strait, Strait of Gibraltar, and Catalina Channel, attempted all within one calendar year.. [...]

2017 Tsugaru Channel Slots

Courtesy of Yusuke Shimasaki of H.I.S. Co., Ltd., Japan. Yusuke Shimasaki of H.I.S. Co., Ltd. announced the last available slots for the 2017 Tsugaru Channel season, both for relays and solo channel swimmers. "H.I.S. Co., [...]

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 [...]

Why Swim? Because I Like It

Courtesy of Antonio Argüelles, Honour Swimmer in the International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame. In September 2009 I completed the Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming in one season and, with that, became the first [...]

A Day In The Life Of Antonio Argüelles

Courtesy of Masayuki Moriya, Ocean Navi who filmed Antonio Argüelles' 12 hour 38 minutes crossing of the Tsugaru Channel in northern Japan between Honshu and Hokkaido. Copyright © 2015 by World Open Water Swimming Association

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