10 Swim From Enoshima To Jogashima In Eastern Japan
10 Swim From Enoshima To Jogashima In Eastern JapanCourtesy of Masayuki Moriya, Ocean Navi, Tokyo, Japan.
After waiting out difficult conditions due to a typhoon, ten swimmers of Ocean Navi completed the annual 21 km Enoshima – Jogashima Swim as a relay in 7 hours 11 minutes 18 seconds on September 5th.
The swimmers included Tomonari Ogino, Chika Nishibori, Miho Yonezawa, Syuji Nao, Kumiko Koizumi, Minori Tanaka, Toshihiko Manabe, Yasuko Takeda, Satoko Murata, and Ayaka Matsushita with observer Masayuki Moriya and support crew Honma Motoko.
On a sunny day with the air temperature at 29°C and the water 24°C, the conditions and ocean swells were relatively mild given the effects of Typhoon No. 10 between Enoshima and Jogashima. The 10 swimmers – who all had relay experiences across the Tsugaru Channel, Sado Channel, English Channel and Molokai Channel.
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