Tag: Cape Town

Robben Island Centurion (To Be)

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Theodore Yach is approaching his 100th crossing between Cape Town and Robben Island. He recently completed his 98th crossing in 2 hours 26 minutes and plans for more. What drives a person to do something over and over again, especially such an arduous challenge? We hope to find out in the buildup to

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Men’s Best Beaches

Uaimh an tSolais & Uaimh na nÉan film by Sam Krohn with Donal Buckley on the Copper Coast in Ireland. Men's Journal published its 15 Best Beaches in the World issue. Not surprisingly, the beaches almost exclusively consisted of warm, tropical beaches with coral reefs, light-blue or light-green waters. The beaches - located from Hawaii to Florida and

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Freedom Swim, A Real Mind Challenge

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "There is nothing like a good swim to celebrate life and freedom," says Ram Barkai about the Freedom Swim last week. The Freedom Swim is an annual 7.5 km swim from Robben Island to Big Bay in Cape Town, South Africa. "However, it is never easy and never will be, that is what is so great about it. It is a

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Quite The Quatro, Swimming For Seven

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Today Jacques Tuset of France completed his fourth prison island swim from Robben Island to Cape Town in 2 hours 2 minutes 57 seconds. Ned Denison, creator of the Triple Break and Quatro Break, said, "Jacques plans several more prison swims this year to take him to 7 total. Ram Barkai was on hand in Cape

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