After his great adventure in the Lake Biwa, Steven Munatones continued conquering successes in waters of Japan, He realize a double crossing of swimming in Tsugaru's Strait (Tsugaru's Channel).
Steven began to swim from Honshu on the north coast of Japan up to coming to the Hokkaido's second great Japanese island and it manages to touch land in 6 hours and 16 minutes ... without two times thinking it Steven puts course again now in direction Hokkaido - Honshu and manages to cross it in 6 hours and 36 minutes.
This great adventure and this double crossing in Tsugaru's strait, continue remaining intact in the time from 1990 .. since Steven obtains 3 world records in the same crossing .. in a channel of big currents that Hokkaido de Honshu separates..
1 º Record time from Honshu to Hokkaido.
2 º Record time without precedents from Hokkaido to Honshu.
3 º Record of the dolbe crosses without precedents. Going and return in 12 hours and 52 minutes.
Jose Diaz · I have read that this
crossing has been the hardest of all what you have done alone, can you explain why?
Jose Diaz · How does it feel to have three world records in the Tsugaru channel that have not been beaten by any
Jose Diaz · Can you tell us a little story the aquatic adventure that lived in the Tsugaru Channel?
Jose Diaz · Any anecdote during the great crossing?
Jose Diaz · What temperature did you swim in Tsugaru?
Jose Diaz · What basic tips would you give to future swimmers who want to make this marathon swimming in the Tsugaru Channel?
Steven · Find someone local who can help you – or ask for my help!
You can read mas information on this crossing in this interview in The Diary of open waters.