Zero Ice Miles In Antarctica And Around The World

Zero Ice Miles In Antarctica And Around The World

Zero Ice Miles In Antarctica And Around The World

Courtesy of International Ice Swimming Association.

A Zero Ice Mile is arguably the most difficult swim to accomplish in the cold water swimming world.

A Zero Ice Mile (or Ice Zero Mile) is a solo Ice Mile performed in water temperature below 1ºC (33.8°F) as defined and ratified by the International Ice Swimming Association.

Zero Ice Miles in Antarctica:
* Ger Kennedy (Ireland) on 24 February 2020 in Paradise Bay, Antarctica in 0.53°C water and -1.10°C air in 34:02
* Cath Pendleton (UK) on 22 February 2020 in Hanusse Bay, Antarctica in 0.03°C water and -3.2°C air in 32:54
* Paul Eugen Dorin Georgescu (Romania) on 22 February 2020 in Hanusse Bay, Antarctica in 0.0°C water and 2.0°C air in 22:44
* Jaimie Monahan (USA) on 6 March 2018 in Paradise Harbour, Antarctica in 0.57°C water and 1.0°C air in 30:49 (1.01 miles)
* Ryan Stramrood (South Africa) on 2 March 2014 in Neko Harbour, Antarctica in -1.0°C water and 0.0°C air in 32:08
* Toks Viviers (South Africa) on 2 March 2014 in Paradise Bay, Antarctica in 0.5°C water and 0.0°C air in 25:30
* Gavin Pike (South Africa) on 2 March 2014 in Paradise Bay, Antarctica in 0.5°C water and 0.0°C air in 25:57

* Lewis Pugh (South Africa) in 2005 in Deception Island, Antarctica in 0.00°C water in 25:00 (1.65 km at 62.9° S)
* Lynne Cox (USA) in 2002 in Neko Harbour, Antarctica in 0.00°C water in 25:00 (1.96 km at 64.8° S)
Other Zero Ice Miles around the World:
* Jaimie Monahan on 18 December 2018 in Tyumen, Russia in -0.03°C water and -31.0°C air in 30:20 (1.03 miles)
* Kate Steels on 24 December 2017 in South Lake, Shuangyashan City, China in 0.9°C water and -22.1°C air in 35:05 (1.01 miles, course shown above)
* Ger Kennedy on 9 December 2017 in Tyumen, Russia in 0.5°C water and -18.8°C air in 43:10 (1.25 miles)
* Ger Kennedy on 16 January 2016 in Wild Water Armagh Pool, Ireland in 0.77°C water and 4.0°C air in 32:30
* Henri Kaarma on 15 December 2013 in Tyumen, Russia in 0.0°C water and 0.0°C air in 41:47 (1.49 miles)
* Ram Barkai on 23 March 2013 in Murmansk, Russia in 0.0°C water and 0.0°C air in 32:43
* Kieron Palframan on 23 March 2013 in Murmansk, Russia in 0.0°C water and 0.0°C air in 31:00
* Ryan Stramrood on 23 March 2013 in Murmansk, Russia in 0.0°C water and 0.0°C air in 30:00
* Henri Kaarma on 23 March 2013 in Murmansk, Russia in 0.0°C water and 0.0°C air in 33:00 (1.34 miles)
* Henri Kaarma on 16 December 2012 in Tyumen, Russia in 0.3°C water and -33.0°C air in 25:25 (1.37 miles)
* Aleksandr Brylin on 16 December 2012 in Tyumen, Russia in 0.3°C water and -33.0°C air in 1:05:06 (1.37 miles)
* Andrey Sychyovv on 16 December 2012 in Tyumen, Russia in 0.3°C water and -33.0°C air in 1:06:30 (1.37 miles)

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