Jonas Colting To Tackle Swim Around Phuket

Jonas Colting To Tackle Swim Around Phuket

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California.

Swedish Ultraman world champion Jonas Colting will attempt a 7-day 120 km charity stage swim in Thailand called Swim Around Phuket.

His circumnavigation around Phuket will raise funds for the Yaowawit School, a government-approved boarding school for children from underprivileged families, initially founded to help children who were victims of the 2004 tsunami.

If we all swam more in the oceans, we would receive a greater awareness of the importance of good water quality,” Colting told Thai Visa News. “Now I’m ready for the adventure Swim Around Phuket which highlights the importance of clean water with the goal to inspire more people to swim in open water and make the journey into an adventure.”

Colting previously participated in the 41-day 640 km charity swim SverigeSimmet between Stockholm and Gothenburg in Sweden [see below] so he is well-versed on multi-day consecutive swims of 10-17 km.

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