Penang APMG Cross Channel Swim

Penang Asia Pacific Masters Games Cross Channel Swim

Beaches and sun! That must mean…we’re in Penang? That’s right – it’s the Penang APMG Cross Channel Swim!

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Every year Penang hosts a swim across the perilous straits of Malacca – a whopping 6 kilometres of briny water filled with ships, junk and jellyfish!

So before you start, you need to get your head checked.

Penang Asia Pacific Masters Games Cross Channel Swim
Yeah, check out this body, baby!

Penang Asia Pacific Masters Games Cross Channel Swim

They’ll check the rest of you for free!

Penang Asia Pacific Masters Games Cross Channel Swim

I jest – it’s not that crazy. I mean, there are people that come from all over the world to swim this channel!

There are dozens of us! Dozens!

Penang Asia Pacific Masters Games Cross Channel Swim

I jest – it’s not that lonely. There’s usually a few hundred brave souls.

And a few thirsty ones that just can’t wait to jump in the water.

This is the day before the actual swim, mind you.

Penang Asia Pacific Masters Games Cross Channel Swim
You sick of this view yet?
Penang Asia Pacific Masters Games Cross Channel Swim
Hell no!

Penang Asia Pacific Masters Games Cross Channel Swim

Penang Asia Pacific Masters Games Cross Channel Swim
Cute interracial couple (they actually just met)

Penang Asia Pacific Masters Games Cross Channel Swim

Penang Asia Pacific Masters Games Cross Channel Swim

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Penang Asia Pacific Masters Games Cross Channel Swim
Ready for launch, comrade captain

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Penang Asia Pacific Masters Games Cross Channel Swim
One day all this will be yours – to swim!

And now we move on to the actual Asia Pacific Masters Games (the aforementioned APMG)!

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Really, just random shots of Penang.

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