Tag: Patagonia Extreme Cold Water Challenge

WOWSA Performance of the Year Nominee Patagonia Extreme Cold Water Challenge (Chile and Argentina) – Adventure at the Tip of South America

WOWSA Performance of the Year Nominee Patagonia Extreme Cold Water Challenge (Chile and Argentina) – Adventure at the Tip of South America Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ram Barkai, Toks Viviers, Kieron Palframan, Ryan Stramrood and Andrew Chin, friends and teammates from South Africa, attempted and succeeded at the Patagonia Extreme

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The Lord Of The Rings In The Open Water

From left to right, Ram Barkai, Toks Viviers, Ryan Stramrood and Kieron Palframan are shown swimming past Cape Horn, the sailor's graveyard, at the southernmost tip of South America. The South African swimmers, including fifth teammate Andrew Chin, gave a first-person account of their unprecedented swim here."...as we approached the Cape early in the

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Round One A Grand Success In Patagonia

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Andrew Chin (41), Ram Barkai (53), Toks Viviers (47), Kieron Palframan (36) and Ryan Stramrood (37) from South Africa successfully completed the first of their three tough swims in their Patagonia Extreme Cold Swim Challenge. Unbelievably impressive and it has just begun. In the remote Patagonian region

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Swimming In The Sailors’ Graveyard

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The South African ice swimmers are completing their final preparations for three extraordinarily challenging extreme swims.Their swim include the world's first attempt at an open water swim around Cape Horn.Cape Horn is the southernmost headland of the Tierra del Fuego archipelago of southern Chile. They

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