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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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Super Heroes Of The Ice Swimming World

In Tyumen at the Russian Winter Swimming Championships on December 16th, the ultimate endurance race was conducted in a water temperature of 0.3°C and air temperatures between - 30°C and -33°C. Within the greater battle between swimmers and Mother Nature, another mano-a-mano contest was courageously fought among the giants of the ice swimming community.

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