Swimming Across The Channel of Bones

Swimming Across The Channel of Bones

In 2021 even with all the various travel restrictions due to COVID-19, John Batchelder, Dmitry Petrov, Bárbara Hernández Huerta, Andrey Bozhko, Edie Markovich, and Sarah Thomas traveled to Hawaii and were able to complete tough 42 km crossings of the Molokai Channel between the islands of Molokai and Oahu.

Bill Goding, who crossed the Channel of Bones himself in 2006, briefly describes the three different associations that recognize, educate, and support solo swims across the Molokai Channel:

Footage of Pat Gallant-Charette by Mike Scott

Molokai Channel Swimmers to date:

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