Dangers And Risks On The High Seas

We believe the Bering Strait Swim is one of the most dangerous and inherently risky open water swimming adventures of all time. Like Arctic adventurers of yore, the men and women of the Bering Strait [...]

Conquistador Sails Strait Like Magellan

Randy Perkins of Seattle, Washington, also known as the Conquistador with his latest exploit, recently joined a pantheon of extreme swimming greats when he crossed the Strait of Magellan this January. Situated between Chile and [...]

Tyumen Winter Swimming Championships In Siberia

The Tyumen extreme swimming championships schedule is as follows: The 2-day winter swimming championship starts on December 15th, but swimmers must register the day before on December 14th. On the 14th, Ram Barkai, Ryan Stramrood [...]

Exploring Extremes, Swimming In Siberia

Ram Barkai, Ryan Stramrood and Kieron Palframan will be heading to Siberia in mid-winter for a swim in a frozen river. Without their fellow International Ice Swimming Association co-founders Toks Viviers and Andrew Chin, the [...]

Warming Up To The Atlantic Dash

The inaugural 5.3 km Atlantic Dash, postponed for a week due to unsafe conditions, got off on misty and cold conditions with the water temperature between 12-12.5°C (53.6-54.5°F). "All swimmers were accompanied by paddlers with [...]

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