Tag: Japan Open Water Swimming Championships

Yasunari Hirai Is Gold

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Japan's top swimmer Yasunari Hirai had a lot of pressure on him at the 2015 Japan Open Water Swimming Championships (オープンウォータースイミング ジャパンオープン館山) near Tokyo, but the aquatic fashionista came through as expected to win. His victory guaranteed him a spot to race at the second Olympic 10K Marathon Swim qualifier

Read More

Easy-to-See Swim Caps Are Numbered

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Mizuno Corporation offered colored, number-stamped swim caps to the athletes of the 2014 Japan Open Water Swimming Championships in Tateyama. The numbered swim caps are quite easy to see in the water, especially for the race officials, coaches, media and turn judges. The men all wore blue-colored caps and

Read More

Picking Up Where Others Left Off

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Shelton Group conducted a survey of 2,015 Americans and found that nearly one-third would be more likely to attend a game or concert if the stadium recycled and composted. 20% say they would buy more food and beverages during the event. "A significant number of fans care about the environment, and

Read More

Swim In The Land Of The Rising Sun

Swim In The Land Of The Rising Sun Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The 2014 Japanese Open Water Swimming Championships will be held along the Tateyama Hojo Coast (館山市北条海岸) in Chiba Prefecture, south of Tokyo and east of Yokohama, Japan. The remarkably calm and cool shoreline has stunning views of Mount Fuji across the bay in the

Read More