Attila Mányoki Across The Tsugaru Channel

Video courtesy of Ocean Navi, showing Attila Mányoki's fast 7 hour 29 minute crossing of the Tsugaru Channel between Honshu and Hokkaido in Japan. Mányoki took a chance and departed Honshu from Tappi Misaki, something [...]

Go West To Swim North

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. We never understand why swimmers who attempt the Tsugaru Channel in Japan start from the eastern peninsula on Honshu. The currents, tides and eddies have proven time and time [...]

Roger Finch, Soon To Break Out Like Superman

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. When Mother Nature acts normally in the Tsugaru Channel, tempestuous, turbulent, temperamental, it is best to throw mankind's best at her. In a heavyweight bout, send in a proven [...]

Kim Chambers Loving Her Journey

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Kimberley Chambers of New Zealand completed her sixth Oceans Seven channel this week in a quick 9 hours 38 minutes. As she was closing in on Hokkaido, the currents [...]

Kelly Gneiting, Sumo Swimmer Extraordinaire

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. In the open water swimming world, one can always expect the unexpected. The same holds true for Kelly Gneiting of Rexburg, Idaho. Gneiting, known as the Man of Fat [...]

Kim Chambers Completes #6 To Climb To #5

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. It is natural and expected for world-class swimmers like Lynne Cox and Penny Palfrey to be on the highest echelon of the Oceans Seven list. But it is equally [...]

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