14 Swimmers At The Bottom Of The World

14 Swimmers At The Bottom Of The World

Courtesy of Ger Kennedy, Southern Ocean, Antarctica.

Antarctica 2020 International Swim is a series of ice swims and environmental swims held inside the Antarctic Circle (66°33′46.5″ south) that replicates and celebrates Lynne Cox‘s pioneering Antarctica 1.7 km swim in Neko Bay in 2002 and celebrates the 200-year anniversary of the discovery of Antarctica by Russian explorer Fabian Gottlieb Thaddeus von Bellingshausen with swims in the Bellingshausen Sea and the Weddell Sea, organized by Irish ice swimmer Ger Kennedy.

Originally labeled as the Polar Swimming Quest, the following swimmers entered the Southern Ocean at the bottom of the world:

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