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How Far Can They Go In The Cold Water?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Matías Ola has outdone himself. Not as an ice swimmer as he usually does, but also as an event organizer. At the International Winter Swimming Festival Argentina 2014, representatives from 17 countries swam in the inaugural ice swimming event in Ola's native country. Swimmers from several Russian

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Ram Barkai, Zeroing In On The Extreme

Ram Barkai, the founder of the International Ice Swimming Association, backs up what he encourages others to do. On March 25th in Jondal, Norway, Ram completed an incredible 1.3 km extreme swim in an ice-bound lake wearing only a Speedo, swim cap and goggles. His swim is part of a new series on Discovery HD, which will air in 200 locations towards the end

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