Tag: Tsugaru Current

The Doctor Is In The House

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. A day after the latest Japanese relay team crossed the Tsugaru Channel, Dr. Steven Minaglia from Honolulu, Hawaii is getting ready for his own solo Tsugaru Channel attempt. From his hotel room on Tappi Misaki, he has been watching the whitewater and wind chop typically blow across the Tsugaru Current.

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Go West To Swim North

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. We never understand why swimmers who attempt the Tsugaru Channel in Japan start from the eastern peninsula on Honshu. The currents, tides and eddies have proven time and time again to prevent swimmers from successfully crossing the Tsugaru Channel. History has proven that the chances of success starting

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Mo Gave It A Go In The Tsugaru Channel

Mo Gave It A Go In The Tsugaru Channel Courtesy of Masayuki Moriya of Ocean-navi and the Tsugaru Channel Swimming Association. After Mo Siegel's long season of success with 4 marathon swims under his belt in the S.C.A.R. Swim Challenge in Arizona, 3 marathon swims checked off in the 8 Bridges Hudson River Swim in New York, and the sixth person in history

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What Does The Tsugaru Channel Look Like?

Tsugaru Channel Masayuki Moriya of Ocean-navi photographed and filmed Triple Crowner Brad McVetta's valient 17 hour 13 minute attempt of a Tsugaru Channel crossing from numerous angles above, below and at the water's surface. The illustrative video created with a GoPro shown below gives a great idea of how the Tsugaru Channel looks on a calm day, but the

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