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 [...]

Round One A Grand Success In Patagonia

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Andrew Chin (41), Ram Barkai (53), Toks Viviers (47), Kieron Palframan (36) and Ryan Stramrood (37) from South Africa successfully completed the first of their three tough swims in [...]

Swimming In The Sailors’ Graveyard

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The South African ice swimmers are completing their final preparations for three extraordinarily challenging extreme swims.Their swim include the world's first attempt at an open water swim around Cape [...]

The Patagonia Extreme Cold Swim Challenge

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Five South African men are in search of new extreme swims. They are headed to do three extremely cold-water swims in a short time frame: the Beagle Channel, the [...]

Speedo Ice Swim Redefines Cold

South African ice swimmers survive life-threatening water temperatures (4°C) to raise over R10,000 for Karoo school in coldest swim event in Africa, called the Speedo Ice Swim.The Speedo Ice Swim saw six cold-water veterans complete [...]

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