Tag: Zero Ice Mile

Kate Steels Achieves Ice Sevens

Kate Steels waited and waited and waited - and finally achieved her goal of achieving the Ice Sevens in Argentina today. The Ice Sevens Challenge (or Ice Sevens) is the ice swimming equivalent of the Oceans Seven. To achieve the Ice Sevens, a swimmer must complete an Ice Mile under standard ice swimming rules (i.e., no wetsuit and no neoprene hat) in the

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The Cumulative Cold Index

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Ger Kennedy, one of the most prolific ice swimmers in the world and the only male to complete the Ice Sevens, achieved another cold water swimming milestone: swimming 10 km in water under 10°C (50°F) in a solo point-to-point 10 km marathon swim from Sandycove Harbour to Bray Harbour. The sub-10°C 10 km

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Ger Kennedy Goes Cold, Long And Rough

Ger Kennedy swimming in turbulence in Ireland's Myrtleville Beach, courtesy of Siobhan Russell. Ger Kennedy is tough as tough can be in any conditions in open water venues around the world. From his aquatic jaunts in Ireland's Myrtleville Beach ("...a tad bouncy..." he recalls in his swim shown above) to a "nice 2 km swim in a 7.7°C outdoor pool", Kennedy

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