Closing In On The Ice Sevens

Courtesy of Ram Barkai, International Ice Swimming Association.

Jaimie Monahan and Ger Kennedy are the only swimmers who have completed the Ice Sevens.

Monahan was the pioneer in completing 7 Ice Miles under the International Ice Swimming Association requisite requirements, achieved in June 2018. Kennedy became the second person in history to achieve the Ice Sevens in February 2020.

Who are other ice swimmers who are close?

50-year-old British ice swimmer Kate Steels has completed 8 Ice Miles during her career with 6 Ice Miles counting towards the Ice Sevens. She is looking forward to completing her last Ice Mile in South America.

British ice swimmer Nikki Pope has completed 6 Ice Miles during her career with 4 Ice Miles counting towards the Ice Sevens.

International Ice Swimming Association founder Ram Barkai has completed 11 Ice Miles during his career with 4 Ice Miles counting towards the Ice Sevens.

48-year-old British ice swimmer Cath Pendleton has completed 8 Ice Miles during her career with career with 3 Ice Miles counting towards the Ice Sevens.

26-year-old Dutch ice swimmer Fergil Hesterman has completed 5 Ice Miles during his career with 3 Ice Miles counting towards the Ice Sevens.

46-year-old South African ice swimmer Ryan Stramrood has completed 5 Ice Miles during his career with 3 Ice Miles counting towards the Ice Sevens.

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