Watch The 2018 Antarctica Ice Kilometer Swim

Courtesy of Ram Barkai of International Ice Swimming Association in the Southern Ocean near Antarctica.

41-year-old Alexander Brylin of Russia, 55-year-old Yunfeng Wang of China, 44-year-old Leszek Naziemiec of Poland, 52-year-old Paolo Chiarino of Italy, 54-year-old Andrey Agarkov of Russia, 33-year-old Samantha Whelpton of South Africa, and 51-year-old Sergio Salomone of Argentina, 45-year-old Clinton Le Sueur, 37-year-old Diego López Dominguez, 42-year-old Wyatt Song, 42-year-old Petar Stoychev, 25-year-old Victoria Mori, 46-year-old Madswimmer founder Jean Craven, and the 61-year-old Ram Barkai completed the inaugural Antarctica Ice Kilometer Swim in Port Lockroy and Mikkelsen Bay in the Southern Ocean along the Antarctic Peninsula.

For more information on each swim, visit here and here.

For additional details of the event, email questions to Ram Barkai (, Jean Craven ( or Nicolene Steynberg (

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