Tag: arctic circle

Wim-like Ger Kennedy Goes Under The Ice

Courtesy of Ger Kennedy, Yakutsk, Russia. Yakutsk in the Sakha Republic, Russia, located about 450 km south of the Arctic Circle, was the site of Irish ice swimmer Ger Kennedy's lastest open water adventure. After his ice mile and other ice swimming endeavors performed on the surface of the water, Kennedy was looking for something more. He wanted to

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Northernly Navigation In Norway

From Italy to Thailand and several locations in the UK, Coningham-Rolls Swimming Holidays offers a variety of luxury swimming tours. And the tours are expanding northwards towards the Arctic Circle. This September, a 6-day swimming tour of the stunning Lofoten Islands in Norway begins. The surrounding sea is optimal for open water swimming with a tight

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Breaking News From The Bering Strait

Jack Bright reports from above the Arctic Circle, "For the last two weeks I have been in Petropavlovsk Kamchatski in Russia. I am participating in what will be a historic swim across the Bering Strait from Cape Dezhnev, Chukotka, Russia, to Cape Prince of Wales, Alaska USA (via Big and Little Diomede Islands). The water temperature is estimated to be between

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