Tag: Cape Point

How Tough Are You?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. When we observe open water swimmers around the world, certain nationalities always impress us. The South Africans are freakily tough. The Irish are notoriously hard-core. The Australians are mind-boggling adventurous. There are also certain areas where the tough are an especially hardened group:

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Swim For Hope Around Cape Point Is On

15 swimmers between 24 and 61 years will attempt an extreme Swim For Hope tomorrow around Cape Point in South Africa. Fewer than 25 people in the history have successfully completed the 8 km rounding of Cape Point (also known as Cape of Storms). Since the first swim by Lynne Cox in 1979, swims have been limited by the presence of Great White Sharks that

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HotSpot – Carina Bruwer Makes A Point

"I was struggling without my goggles in the cold after being crushed by the waves...but I was in a zone where everything was going to that place," explains Carina Bruwer. "It was like I was semi-unconscious..." It was brilliant. The swim had meaning. I was on a mission not for myself, but for the Little Fighters Cancer Trust." She swam 8.5 km around

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Carina Bruwer Makes A Point

The multi-talented Carina Bruwer, the lead player of SAMA Award-winning instrumental pop group Sterling EQ, successfully rounded Cape Point in South Africa this Tuesday. The renowned South African open water swimmer finished the 8 km extreme Swim for Hope in 2 hours 36 minutes. The solo charity swim was performed in support of the Little Fighters Cancer

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