Tag: Yumi Kida

Owase Open Water Swimming In Japan

Owase Open Water Swimming In Japan Courtesy of Yumi Kida, Mikisato Beach, Mie Prefecture, Japan. In the same region as Kyoto and Osaka in central Japan, Mie Prefecture has vast protected coastal areas of 1,000 kilometers of Pacific Ocean coastline. The 500m, 1 km, 3 km and 5 km OWS Mie Open Owase (尾鷲OWS) is annually held in summer in Mikisato Beach in

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東京2020マラソンスイミング・テストイベント In Tokyo

東京2020マラソンスイミング・テストイベント In Tokyo Courtesy of Japan Swimming Federation, Odaiba Marine Park, Tokyo Bay, Japan. The Tokyo 2020 Marathon Swimming Test Event (東京2020マラソンスイミング・テストイベント in Japanese) is a 5 km open water swimming competition held in Odaiba Marine Park (お台場海浜公園 in Japanese), a popular Tokyo tourist and entertainment location on Tokyo Bay,

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Add A Peacock To The Mix

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Stephanie Peacock got her first international taste of competitive open water swimming in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil at the King and Queen of the Sea. While she just missed out on a victory together with Chip Peterson, she was the queen of Miramar Lake in Florida today after winning her first international

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A 5-Star Beach, Shibukawa Beach In Okayama

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Dolphins are seen as good luck in the ocean by open water swimmers. So are small gems like starfish. Olympian Yumi Kida found a cute starfish as she was walking into the Pacific Ocean on Shibukawa Beach (渋川海水浴場) in Okayama, Japan, a beautiful coastline of white sand and green pine trees. Copyright © 2014

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Open Water Swim To Graduate

While most American universities have stopped requiring its college students to prove they can swim for graduation, Japan has stayed true to its traditions. The academic requirements have not changed in the Far East. Japanese universities still require its students to demonstrate their aquatic abilities for academic credit. And it is not just swimming

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