Doug McConnell On A Long Swim
Daily News of Open Water Swimming | Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California, July 29, 2016
The English Channel is often referred to as the Mount Everest of open water swimming.
But there are more difficult channel swims than the English Channel.
The Molokai Channel is one of those mightily difficult channels.
While the water in the English Channel is much colder, athletes swimming between Molokai and Oahu face tropical heat, sharks of various types and sizes, massive ocean swells and tidal flows, Portuguese man o war, jellyfish and potentially large surf. Check out the Daily News of Open Water Swimming to read the entire article.