Tag: Alexander Brylin

Another Pioneering Success: 221 km Swim To Victory 2021

The Black Sea Landing of Victory relay (or the Swim to Victory 2021) was a 221 km relay across the Black Sea in Crimea ending in Sevastopol, dedicated to the 76th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War and the 77th anniversary of the liberation of from Nazi invaders, organized by the Interregional Association for Cold Swimming (Russia) and the International Ice Swimming Association that was completed by four teams of 40 swimmers who came from Russia, Armenia, Belarus and Azerbaijan in May 2021.

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Breaststroke The Hard Way

With the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games coming up, the Olympic torch is being carried to the home of the 2014 Winter Olympics. It was carried over ice-cold rivers and mountains on its way to Sochi with the help of famed Russian ice swimmers Alexander Brylin and Sergey Popov. They both served as the Russian representatives on the Bering Strait

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Ice Swimming At The Winter Olympics

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. We do not think the water temperature at a potential ice swim at the Winter Olympics needs to be a specific water temperature. The water could be near 0ºC or 3ºC or 5ºC or even higher. The dramatic visuals of swimsuit-only athletes, protected by only their own hardened bioprene, swimming in an alpine

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