Swimming La Perouse Channel

Swimming La Perouse Channel Courtesy of Alexander Brylin, Sakhalin, Russia. Alexander Brylin is organizing the International Swim across the La PĂ©rouse Channel, an unprecedented 2-stage 42.8 km international relay between Sakhalin, Russia and Hokkaido, Japan [...]

Grrrrr, Ger

Courtesy of Ger Kennedy, Yakutsk, Russia. Yakutsk in the Sakha Republic, Russia, located about 450 km south of the Arctic Circle, is the site of Irish ice swimmer Ger Kennedy's next open water adventure. After [...]

The Polar Olympics In Murmansk

Murmansk, Russia is the site of the 80th International Holiday of the North or the Polar Olympics on March 14th-16th, 2014. Dmitry Blokhin, the Deputy Chairman of the Murmansk City Sports Committee, announced free transportation [...]

Keeping Healthy In Barnaul, Russia

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The health benefits of safely swimming in the cold have been long documented. As a countermeasure to fight a rash of illnesses at her school 18 year ago, kindergarten [...]

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