Tag: Jackie Cobell

A Frosty Swim With Warm Feelings

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Matías Ola will attempt to swim 4.5 km with British ice swimmer Jackie Cobell across the Estrecho de San Carlos between Gran Malvina and Soledad in the Falkland Islands. From the frost-covered shores, they will enter Antarctic waters where sea temperature of only 8°C. "This crossing, together with Jackie,

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Cold On The Outside, Warm On The Inside

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. One of the most remarkable ice swimmers in the world is Jackie Cobell. Gritty and determined, personable and extroverted, the warm-hearted English channel swimmer has all the tools necessary to handle cold water for long distances. "Even when I was a child, I enjoyed being in cold water. It was just

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