Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Professor Victor Moskvin from Novosibirsk in Siberia, Russia will present a speech on cold water swimming at the 2014 Global Open Water Swimming Conference on the Isle of Bute, Scotland.

The renowned Russian ice swimmer has researched and experienced a wide variety of experiences by extreme swimmers in Lake Teletskoe, Lake Titicaca, Loch Ness, in high mountain lakes of Tibet, the Strait of Magellan, and in the Bering Strait.

His speech is entitled, “Marathon Swimming in Cold Water – The Science, The Sport, A Life Strategy“. “I will present our experiences of swimming in extreme bodies of waters around the world.”

Victor Moskvin is shown above together with Ireland’s Anne Marie Ward after their Bering Strait Swim, a 6-day 53-mile (86 km) relay crossing from Cape Dezhnev in Russia to Cape Prince of Wales in Alaska.

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