The Ocean's Seven consists of seven long-distance open-water swims, and is considered the marathon swimming equivalent of the Seven Summits mountaineering challenge. It includes the North Channel, Cook Strait, Molokai Channel, English Channel, Catalina Channel, Tsugaru Strait in Japan, and the Strait of Gibraltar. Kim is only the 6th person in history to have completed the Oceans Seven. To.
The narrow strait is where the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea meet, and it is the shortest path between Europe and Africa. It measures about 8.9 miles and has strong currents that complicate the crossing and actually makes a longer route more ideal. The swim (from Spain to Morocco) also involves boat traffic and marine life ranging from whales to porpoises. According to swim2africa.com.
Ten kilometers (about 6.2 miles) is the minimum distance for any marathon swim. Most of the Oceans Seven crossings are at least three times that, and with currents pushing and pulling swimmers off course, a 20-miler easily turns into a 30-miler. There are two main rules: standard swimwear only (i.e., no wetsuits or full-body racing suits) and no physical contact with a boat or another human.A Decade of Marathon Swimming. December 23, 2019 The last 10 years has seen an extraordinary increase in people swimming incredible distances. Here we look back at an awesome decade of marathon swimming. 2010: The first ever Dart 10k. This iconic, river-flow assisted event is now ten years old and has grown from just 200 swimmers to 1,600 swimmers today. Also, this is the year of the first.Oceans 7 Swim. 820 likes. 12 hours a day for 7 days. 7 times across the English Channel.
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Known as the Ocean 7,. Many have their eye on this crossing, but the swim from the Devil's Teeth is not for the faint of heart, even among the marathon swim crowd. I think I'll stick to diving with sharks. Join Shark Stewards Director David McGuire on wildlife expeditions to the Farallon Islands in the fall. Want to learn more or help support our work fighting shark finning or the shark fin.Read More
Answer 1 of 9: Hello All! I'm planning a family trip (6 adults 6 kids) for April (school vacation week) to Marathon. But all the pics I've seen, no-one swims in the ocean, why? It's all about the pools. Is there a reason? Plus of the pics.Read More
The Cold Half Extreme Marathon Swim is a 15 km annual winter charity open water marathon swim from Stanley Main Beach to Deep Water Bay Beach, and the only long-distance race in Asia that resembles the long marathon challenges like the English Channel or Catalina Channel crossings; while the Cold Plunge is a 1.5 km satellite race alongside the Deep Water Bay Beach. As our teams participated in.Read More
Swim Noosa Make a splash and finish your race weekend with a dip in the stunning Laguna Bay off Noosa Main Beach. SWIM NOOSA is host for the four ocean swims happening in conjunction with the Runaway Noosa Marathon.Read More
The Oceans 7 is a collosal challenge that demands the heart and soul of anyone who takes it on. Adam Walker became the first British person to take on the ultimate endurance challenge of all time and swim the Oceans Seven - the toughest seven channels in the world, each successfully on his first attempt. Adam Walker has battled huge swells, testing temperatures, jellyfish and sharks on his.Read More
Briton completes marathon multi-continent swim challenge Adam Walker is the first Briton to complete the Ocean's 7 challenge, a tough series of long-distance, open-water swims, which only five.Read More
HammerHead Ocean Marathon. Last day to register online for the 14th Annual HammerHead Ocean Marathon is Aug 15 at 11pm. You can still register at packet pickup on Friday 5-7pm at the Jax Beach Lifeguard Station or Saturday morning 6:30-7:15am. No price increase after the 15th, but get registered so we have your name early!Read More
Events in Ocean City, Maryland are always a good time. From fun gatherings like Springfest, Sunfest, ArtX and the Winterfest of Lights, to the OC Air Show and the multi-million dollar White Marlin Open. And don’t forget free movies, concerts and family Olympics on the beach. If there's something you'd love to see or do, you can probably see it or do it in OCMD!Read More
May 2018Taking on a swim that less than 60 swimmers have ever completed, ultramarathon swimmer Lynton Mortensen is attempting to make the Molokai channel swim, one of the seven most difficult ultramarathon swims in the world, with Ocean Guardian in tow. A swim that swimmers have previously had to abort due to increased shark activity, Lynton is attempting to swim all 7 of the Oceans Sevens.Read More