Tag: point-to-point

Interisland Swimming In Shonan, Japan

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Shonan Open Water Swimming (湘南オープンウォータースイミング) is one of the largest open water swimming competitions in Japan with 1,312 participants including 374 people who entered the 10 km island-to-island marathon swim. Held in Kanagawa Prefecture south of Tokyo, the annual event includes a 800m swim, 2.5 km swim,

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Finishing Up Against The Wall

In point-to-point swims in lakes or along the coastline or in channel swims, swimmers generally have 3 basic goals: walk in, swim across, and walk out. But there are times when the last goal is impossible due to a variety of factors. In Milko van Gool's North Channel swim from Ireland to Scotland this July when he set a world record in 10 hours 34 minutes,

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