Triathletes and ice swimmers are incredible athletes in their respective sports. But there are a unique subset of triathletes who are also ice swimmers and vice versa.
They must complete their Ice Mile is an officially recognized non-wetsuit swim of one statute mile in water 5ºC (41ºF) or less under the auspices of the International Ice Swimming Association. Their Ironman Triathlon must be a full triathlon with a 3.8 km swim, 180 km ride, and a 42.2 km marathon run.
* Christof Wandratsch (Germany)
* Paul Fowler (UK)
* John Dyer (UK)
* Cerys Thomas (Gibraltar, shown above)
* Paolo Chiarino (Italy)
* Stuart Hinde (UK)
* Kieron Palframan (South Africa)
* Leszek Naziemiec (Poland)
* David Coleman (New Zealand)
* Pádraig Mallon (Ireland)
Wandratsch is the fastest Ice Ironman, completing a full Ironman triathlon in 10 hours 10 minutes where he still holds the course record for the 3.8 km swim leg in 41 minutes 28 seconds in addition to a 21 minute 28 second Ice Mile completed in December 2013.
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