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Remembering Bob

Remembering Bob Photo courtesy of Bruce Frager. Information courtesy of Ian Emberson, Maui Channel from Lanai to Maui, State of Hawaii. Yesterday among 12 tiger sharks and cross currents, Eney Jones captained an all-star, all-female team of Michelle Mehnert, Olympian Stephanie Horner, Devon Clifford, Olympian Ashley Twichell and Becca Mann at the 48th Maui

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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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Swimming La Perouse Channel

Swimming La Perouse Channel Courtesy of Alexander Brylin, Sakhalin, Russia. Alexander Brylin is organizing the International Swim across the La Pérouse Channel, an unprecedented 2-stage 42.8 km international relay between Sakhalin, Russia and Hokkaido, Japan in September. Brylin explains the preparations for the 20+ person relay across La Pérouse Strait,

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Swimming Straight From Sado

Swimming Straight From Sado Courtesy of Masayuki Moriya, Ocean Navi, Sado Island, Japan. Team Ocean Navi completed a 40 km crossing from Sado Island to Niigata on the mainland on Honshu on June 12th.  The 12-person relay started at 2 am and finished 12 hours 24 minutes later in the city of Nagaoka. Taku Wakabayashi, Eri Obiya, Saki Watanabe, Hiroto Kagami,

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Bonding With Open Water Swimming Relays

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Open water swimming relays are a great bonding experience. Duos (2), trios (3), quads (4), quintets (5), sextets, and many more gather on an escort boat and each member swims their part (leg). From swims in Lake Cane in Florida to Camlough Lake in Ireland to the backside of Hong Kong and across the Florida

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