Tag: Gavin Pike

How Low Can They Go?

How Low Can They Go? Courtesy of WOWSA, Southern Ocean, Antarctica. With Bhakti Sharma's recent Antarctica swim generating waves of congratulations across India, where does her 41-minute 1.4-mile swim in 1ºC water rank in the Southern Ocean? 2002: Lynne Cox swam 1.22 miles (1.96 km) in Neko Harbor in Antarctica in 25 minutes in 2ºC at 60º South 2005:

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Where Landmarks Are Pure Snowy White

Where Landmarks Are Pure Snowy White Courtesy of WOWSA, Southern Ocean, Antarctica. Most people call the ice chunks at the bottom of the Earth icebergs. The men of the Antarctic Circle Ice Challenge - Ram Barkai, Andrew Chin, Toks Viviers, Kieron Palframan, Ryan Stramrood, and Gavin Pike - view it a turn buoy during their Antarctic Circle Ice Challenge in

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Preparing For Antartica

In order to prepare for their upcoming Antarctic swim, South Africans Toks Viviers, Andrew Chin, Ryan Stramrood, Kieron Palframan, Gavin Pike and Ram Barkai are training hard. "We are doing sea swimming in colder temperatures and doing a cold ice baths," explains Barkai. "We are sponsored by a big fish factory and they use salt ice. They can take us down

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