“A First For The Tsugaru Channel. All-female Team Is A Success” video courtesy of Masayuki Moriya of Ocean Navi on the Tsugaru Channel in Japan.
The relay including Asano-san, Abe-san, Inoue-san, Kataoka-san, and Takahashi-san became the first all-female team to finish the Honshu-to-Hokkaido crossing. On August 21st, they crossed in 13 hours 44 minutes. The infamous Tsugaru Channel eddies off the Hokkaido shore can be seen at the 2:56 mark in the video.
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