Tag: Midmar Dam

Mike Arbuthnot Goes 42 For 42

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. 82-year-old Mike Arbuthnot of South Africa has started and stuck with open water swimming like no one else. Earlier this year, he completed the 42nd edition of the aQuellé Midmar Mile. But what made his swim unique is that he swam his own 42nd edition in Midmar Dam. For 42 straight years, Arbuthnot has

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Helps Is On The Way

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Olympian Mandy Loots emerged smiling from the Midmar Dam as part of the Pink Drive that has passed the R1,000,000 fundraising target at the 2015 aQuellé Midmar Mile in Pietermaritzburg. Similarly, the 8 Mile Club, those swimmers who completed all 8 mile races at South Africa's Midmar Mile - surged past the

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