Tag: Bering Strait Swim

Conversing With Champions Of The Cold

Photo courtesy of Ram Barkai shows Dale Petranech, inductee in the International Swimming Hall of Fame conversing with and congratulating Russians Alexandr Brylin (left) and Tatiana Alexandrova (right) at the 2014 WOWSA Awards on the Isle of Bute in Scotland where the members of the Bering Strait Swim were awarded the 2013 World Open Water Swimming

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So Cool And So Bright, Jack

Ice swimmer Jack Bright set out on a goal and achieved it this past week in Siberia. The filmmaker of Winter Swimming and a member of the Bering Strait Swim completed his personal goal of swimming 1000m in Tyumen in what he calls an ice hole in water that neared 0ºC. "It is always a good feeling when you reach a goal. It was a great event at Tyumen [with]

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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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