Tag: Russia

Swimming La Perouse Channel

Swimming La Perouse Channel Courtesy of Alexander Brylin, Sakhalin, Russia. Alexander Brylin is organizing the International Swim across the La Pérouse Channel, an unprecedented 2-stage 42.8 km international relay between Sakhalin, Russia and Hokkaido, Japan in September. Brylin explains the preparations for the 20+ person relay across La Pérouse Strait,

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Grrrrr, Ger

Courtesy of Ger Kennedy, Yakutsk, Russia. Yakutsk in the Sakha Republic, Russia, located about 450 km south of the Arctic Circle, is the site of Irish ice swimmer Ger Kennedy's next open water adventure. After his ice mile and other ice swimming endeavors performed on the surface of the water, Kennedy was looking for something more. "I have talked with

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The Polar Olympics In Murmansk

Murmansk, Russia is the site of the 80th International Holiday of the North or the Polar Olympics on March 14th-16th, 2014. Dmitry Blokhin, the Deputy Chairman of the Murmansk City Sports Committee, announced free transportation on March 18th-19th to Rovaniemi, Finland for the participants of the 2014 Winter World Swimming Championships. Blokhin expects

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