Courtesy of Surfplas Ice Swimmers, Reeuwijk, Netherlands.

The Surfplas Ice Swimmers Arthur van Dijk and Raymond Oosterbaan organized the first Bodegraven Ice Swim in Reeuwijkse Hout, Bodegraven-Reeuwijk in western Netherlands yesterday.

Athletes raced 50m, 100m, 200m, 500m and 1000m races in 3.5°C water. Results to be posted shortly.

Some of these athletes will compete in on the upcoming International Ice Swimming Association 3rd World Championships and the 1st Arctic Cup held in March in Murmansk, Russia within the Arctic Circle, visit www.internationaliceswimming.com; the race schedule is posted here.

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