Tag: Vedika Bolliger

What Is A Goggle Tan?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. A goggle tan* is the division on a swimmer's temple and around their eyes between skin of noticeable paleness relative to the rest of the face that has been suntanned by prolonged sun exposure. Upper photo shows Vedika Bolliger, a 34-year-old Swiss swimmer who swam across Lake Geneva on July 30th-31st 1999

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Vedika Bolliger Swims All Day And Night

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Another marathon swim from the past has been discovered and added to the 24-hour Club historic list (see here): Vedika Bolliger of Switzerland swam across Lake Zürich both ways from Zürich to Rapperswil and back in 1997. The 56 km solo swim took her a total of 29 hours 0 minutes when she swam 13 hours 30

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Satisfaction Guaranteed

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Vedika Bolliger looked absolutely radiant after she completed her 42 hour 45 minute crossing of Lake Geneva in 1999.* From Villeneuve to Geneva, the distance was 75 km reported Vasanti Niemz. In addition to her historic crossing, Bolliger also made 5 crossings of the English Channel including swims of 14

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