Tag: Southern Ocean

The Most Expensive Mile on the Planet

The Most Expensive Mile on the Planet Courtesy of Ger Kennedy, Southern Ocean, Antarctica. Ger Kennedy came up with the concept for the Antarctica 2020 swimming expedition in November 2016. He launched the expedition in the public domain in March 2017. Kennedy explains, "My idea from the beginning was to bring a bunch of ordinary open water swimmers on a

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Beluga Fetch

Beluga Fetch Courtesy of Alon Kowen, Southern Ocean. While millions of dog owners worldwide throw balls, Frisbees and sticks of all sorts to their dogs - some dogs fetching their toys in the shallow waters of oceans, seas and lakes, Alon Kowen recorded a beluga whale playing with a rugby ball.

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12 Days Of Christmas In The Open Water

Photo courtesy of Lewis Pugh in the Southern Ocean during the Five Swims in Antarctica for 1 Reason. On the twelfth day of Christmas, my coach sent to me... Twelve Tubs of Maxim, Eleven Pairs of Board Shorts, Ten Loads of Lanolin, Nine Tubes of Biodegradable Sunscreen, Eight Sets of Polarized Goggles, Seven Days at the Cork Distance Week, Six Boxes

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How Low Can They Go?

How Low Can They Go? Courtesy of WOWSA, Southern Ocean, Antarctica. With Bhakti Sharma's recent Antarctica swim generating waves of congratulations across India, where does her 41-minute 1.4-mile swim in 1ºC water rank in the Southern Ocean? 2002: Lynne Cox swam 1.22 miles (1.96 km) in Neko Harbor in Antarctica in 25 minutes in 2ºC at 60º South 2005:

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