Bogusław Ogrodnik (Poland) – World Open Water Swimming Association

Bogusław Ogrodnik is a coach, mentor and motivator who became an Iron Iceman, yet another achievement in his long prolific extreme sports career.


Bogusław Ogrodnik became an Iron Iceman with a 35 minute 49 second Ice Mile and a full Ironman Triathlon in 15 hours 42 minutes. This compliments his Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming, Frosted Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming, four Oceans Seven channels, and his mountaineering achievements of the Seven Summits and the Peak and Pond with a 20 hour 33 minute English Channel crossing while coaching and guiding other extreme sports athletes to reach their own goals.

Why he was nominated

For continuing to achieve extreme sports in the ice water, on the bicycle, on foot, and up mountains and for coaching and motivating others to achieve their own personal goals.




Man of the Year


Bogusław Ogrodnik

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