Matías Ola Looks Forward After Tough Tsugaru

Matías Ola Looks Forward After Tough Tsugaru

Matías Ola Looks Forward After Tough Tsugaru

Courtesy of Masayuki Moriya of Ocean Navi, Tsugaru Channel, Japan.

Matías Ola went for it again.

The Argentine swimmer attempted a crossing of the 19.5 km Tsugaru Channel for the second time on July 28th.

After a start at 2:47 am from Kodomari, Aomori on the island of Honshu, he swam for 12 hours 55 minutes, zigzagging a rough 34.01 km course across the Tsugaru Channel.

But he was ultimately pulled from the channel – for the second time after his initial July 2018 DNF attempt – due to the same rough conditions and adverse currents.

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