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Tuesday, June 12, 2012

That's No Bull - Stephen Redmond Is A Star

Stephen Redmond is a star on the horizon as he is undergoing his final preparations for the Tsugaru Channel in Japan.

Currently in Hokkaido, he is completing his logistics on the northernmost island of Japan with film crews from Red Bull and Japan capturing his every move.

If successful in crossing the Tsugaru Channel, he will be the first person in history to complete the Oceans Seven.

"This [Oceans Seven] is something that is driving me," said the famed Irish marathon swimmer who has already completed the English Channel, Catalina Channel, North Channel, Molokai Channel, Cook Strait and Strait of Gibraltar.

Stay tuned. Stephen's assault on the cold-water, fast-moving 19.5 km channel between Hokkaido and Honshu, between the Sea of Japan and the Pacific Ocean can be followed here.

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