Tag: Hokkaido

Marathoning With Masayuki Moriya

Marathoning With Masayuki Moriya Courtesy of WOWSA and Ocean Navi, Tsugaru Channel and Sado Channel, Japan. Since 2008, Masayuki Moriya has been training, preparing, planning, escorting, documenting and observing channel swims in the Tsugaru Channel (between Honshu and Hokkaido) and nearby Sado Channel (between Sado Island and the Honshu mainland) in

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Marcia Cleveland, Quick Quinquagenarian

Marcia Cleveland, Quick Quinquagenarian Courtesy of Channel Swim Japan, Tsugaru Channel, Honshu - Hokkaido, Japan. Marcia Cleveland wrote Dover Solo, a widely-read, popular book about her 9 hour 44 minute English Channel crossing in 1994 at the age of 30. Dial forward 25 years and the 54-year-old Cleveland is still swimming channels around the world...and

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Team Denise Tackles Tsugaru

Team Denise Tackles Tsugaru Courtesy of Channel Swim Japan, Tsugaru Channel, Japan. Team Denise from Ireland completed a 19.5 km crossing from Honshu to Hokkaido across the Tsugaru Channel in northern Japan. The Irish team of Peter, Denise, Saskia, Sandra, James and Enda is one of the few non-Japanese relay teams to have made the Oceans Seven crossing,

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