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 [...]

Bering Strait Relay Members Confirmed

Ram Barkai (shown below), Kieron Palframan, Ryan Stramrood and Andrew Chin (South Africa), Rafal Ziobro (Poland), Zdenek Talmicka and Petr Tomasek (Czech Republic), Jack Bright (United Kingdom), Nuala Moore and Anne Marie Ward (Ireland), Alexander [...]

The Lord Of The Rings In The Open Water

From left to right, Ram Barkai, Toks Viviers, Ryan Stramrood and Kieron Palframan are shown swimming past Cape Horn, the sailor's graveyard, at the southernmost tip of South America. The South African swimmers, including fifth [...]

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