Tag: Petar Stoychev

Recovery From The Ice

Courtesy of Ram Barkai, International Ice Swimming Association. People write, people talk, people present all the time. Some write about training, racing, kayaking and crewing. Some write about what to eat and what to drink or how to pace or how to do dryland training. But when we want to learn about the open water, we listen to those who have done it

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Cool Cats Create Cold Club

Courtesy of Nuala Moore, inside the Arctic Circle. International marathon swimming superstar Petar Stoychev [shown below] joined forces with the International Ice Swimming Association team of Kieron Palframan, Ryan Stramrood and Ram Barkai to create a formidable relay at the World Ice Swimming Championships in Murmansk, Russia. When the charismatic

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Powerful People At The Polar Pool

Courtesy of Nuala Moore from inside the Polar Circle. Petar Stoychev [left] of Bulgaria, a FINA representative, and Ram Barkai [right] of South Africa, co-founder of the International Ice Swimming Association, are shown discussing the recent World Ice Swimming Championships next to the 25m competition pool in Murmansk, Russia. Copyright © 2015 by World

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Wandi Really Ready

Courtesy of WOWSA, in Lapland Lake Semenovskoye, Russia. Athletes at the Olympics, world championships and major international events are required to gather in the ready room, a designated indoor or outdoor area or indoor room where the competitive swimmers gather before the race, often to listen to pre-race instructions from race officials or to store

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