A group of 14 swimmers led by Ger Kennedy has embarked on another Ice Swimming adventure in Antarctica.
The group has completed swims from 100m to an Ice Mile.
IISA records all swims, however, to qualify as an adventure swim it must be a swim of at least 1000m according to IISA Rules.
|Swimmer||Country||Gender||Distance m||Swim Time|
|Paul Eugen Dorin Georgescu||Romania||Male||1610||22:44|
|REDY REDFERN||Great Britain||Male||1000||24:50|
|Jane Hardy||Great Britain||Female||1000||23:60|
|Juan Matias Ola||Argentina||Male||200||3:30|
Cath Pendleton (UK) and Paul Eugen Dorin Georgescu (Romania) are the first ice swimmers to swim below the Antarctic circle. They swam in Hanusse Bay in latitude of 66:56 South. The Antarctic Circle officially starts at 66:33 South.
Ger Kennedy (IRE) swam his 13 ice mile little further north if Paradise Harbour, which had several ice swimmers in its water already.
Well done to Kathryn Pratschke (IRE), Dee Newell (IRE), Redy Redfern (UK) and Jane Hardy (UK) on their ICE KM in Antarctica. Also well done to the other brave hearts who swam from 500m to 100m braving the Icy waters.