Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Matthias Kaßner Cruises Across The Tsugaru Channel

Courtesy of Channel Swim Japan, Tsugaru Channel, Japan.

Matthias Kaßner completed a crossing of the Tsugaru Channel from Honshu to Hokkaido in northern Japan in 9 hours 45 minutes yesterday.

It was his 5th Oceans Seven channel in a prolific marathon and ice swimming career.

He has the Cook Strait in New Zealand and the Molokai Channel in Hawaii left on his agenda after completing the English Channel, North Channel, Strait of Gibraltar, Catalina Channel and Tsugaru Channel as well as a number of other marathon swims from Europe (including the Beltquerung and Bodenseequerung) to America (Manhattan Island Marathon Swim).

One of his supporters, Oliver Halder, is celebrating his successful crossing with some unique T-shirts with a Japanese theme.  The shirts are sold on the Extremschwimmer online shop at

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1 comment:

Thank you very much for your interest in the Tsugaru Channel Swimming Association.
Steven Munatones, Founder