Tag: Tsugaru Channel

Darren Miller, Climbing Up The Charts

Darren Miller completed the Strait of Gibraltar in 3:42 together with Jen Schumacher, Oliver Wilkinson and Jamie Patrick yesterday to shoot up the Oceans Seven charts. He is now tied for third in the overall rankings, only behind the legendary Irishman Stephen Redmond and International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame Honour Swimmer Penny Palfrey of

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Cook Down, Molokai And Tsugaru Up Next

5 down and 2 to go. Not only does Stephen Redmond have the opportunity to become the first person in history to complete the Oceans Seven, but may also set the standard in completing the daunting 7-swim challenge in a short window. "This [Oceans Seven] is something that is driving me," said the famed Irish marathon swimmer who has already completed the

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Alcohol And Open Water Swimming

Winston Churchill once famously quipped, "I have taken more out of alcohol than alcohol has taken out of me." Despite the currents, tides, cold water and marine life, it is true that open water swimmers can modify Churchill’s statement for their own purposes: "I have taken more out of open water than open water has taken out of me." The camaraderie,

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Achieving The Oceans Seven

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Seven Summits are the highest mountains in each of the seven continents. Successfully scaling these mountains is a mountaineering challenge attained by only the strongest. As of 2007, 198 climbers have achieved this expensive and physically demanding goal. Open water swimming’s version of the

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