Albert Stienezen Becomes An Iron Iceman
With three full Ironman Triathlons under his bike helmet (in 1998, 1999, and 2009), 56-year-old Albert Stienezen of Zevenaar in the Netherlands was ready to take on a new challenge.
He completed two Ice Kilometer swims in 2019 and 2020 – and was ready to tackle the Ice Mile this month.
On January 14th in Nevelhorst, Didam, Gelderland in his native Netherlands in 4.43°C, he took 34 minutes 14 seconds to achieve his Ice Mile – and become an Iron Iceman.
- Kellie Joyce Latimer (USA) on 14 December 2014
- Jaimie Monahan (USA) on 2 April 2016
- Claire Bustin-Mulkern (UK) on 25 January 2017
- Conny Prasser (Germany) on 27 January 2017
- Corinna Nolan (Ireland) on 3 February 2018
- Elina Makinen (Finland) on 5 August 2018
- Sophia Nash (Scotland) on 19 January 2019
- Erin Churchill (USA) on 14 December 2019
- Claudia Müller (Austria) on 19 January 2020
- Hanna Bakuniak (Poland) on 22 August 2020
- Anja Binder (Germany) on 9 August 2021
- Qing Li (USA) on 5 December 2021 (achieved within 29 days)
- Pádraig Mallon (Ireland)
- Paul Fowler (UK)
- John Dyer (UK)
- Cerys Thomas (Gibraltar)
- Paolo Chiarino (Italy)
- Stuart Hinde (UK)
- Kieron Palframan (South Africa)
- Leszek Naziemiec (Poland)
- David Coleman (New Zealand)
- Donald McDonald (UK) on 2 February 2018.
- Mark Hannigan (Ireland) on 3 February 2018.
- Peter Bacon (England) on 3 February 2018.
- James Leitch (Scotland) on 10 March 2018.
- Christof Wandratsch (Germany)
- Andrew Ainge (UK)
- Graeme Flitcroft (UK)
- Noel Grimes (Ireland) on 19 August 2018.
- Ger Kennedy (Ireland)
- Stefan Jung (Germany)
- Uli Munz (Germany)
- Theo van der Meer (Netherlands) on 18 January 2019.
- Philippe Fort (France) on 20 January 2019.
- Stephen Rouch (USA) on 23 January 2019.
- Mark Dempsey (Ireland) on 2 February 2019.
- Joe Zemaitis (USA) on 28 February 2019.
- Jerry George (USA) on 28 February 2019.
- Alexandre Fuzeau (France) on 4 August 2019 [first within one calendar year for a Guinness World Record.
- Lars Mack (Germany) on 4 January 2020.
- Darran Cusick (UK) on 7 March 2020.
- Hassan Baraka (Morocco) on 21 January 2021.
- Alan Gleeson (Ireland) on 30 January 2021.
- Albert Stienezen (Netherlands) on on 14 January 2022.
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