Tag: Ice Swimming World Championships

Ice in His Veins – Albert Sobirov

Courtesy of Mo O'Reilly from Murmansk, Russia. Top photos courtesy of Ella Antibetova of Murmansk; lower photo courtesy of Nuala Moore. Albert Sobirov, the Russian who came in a surprising second to Christof Wandratsch of Germany and upset Henri Kaarma of Estonia at the World Ice Swimming Championships in Murmansk, is a humble guy from Siberia who swam his

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Cool Cats Create Cold Club

Courtesy of Nuala Moore, inside the Arctic Circle. International marathon swimming superstar Petar Stoychev [shown below] joined forces with the International Ice Swimming Association team of Kieron Palframan, Ryan Stramrood and Ram Barkai to create a formidable relay at the World Ice Swimming Championships in Murmansk, Russia. When the charismatic

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