2015 Freedom Swim Announced

2015 Freedom Swim Announced

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Ram Barkai, Chairman of the Freedom Swim Series, announced the 2015 Freedom Swim is scheduled for the weekend of April 11-12th. The big swim is from Robben Island to Big Bay. All swimmers will be ferried to the start point in the morning so they can swim back. For more information, visit www.freedomswimseries.co.za. Photo shows Olympian Hercules Troyden Prinsloo of South Africa who dropped the Robben Island record from 1 hour 33 minutes to 1 hour 23 minutes in the 15ºC (59ºF) water with some wind and swells back in 2013.

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