Miracle Open Water Swim In Ice at Zero Degrees

When most of us think of open water swimming, we imagine the ocean, or parcels of water that are not enclosed in concrete - or follow the black line. But imagine swimming in water that is zero degrees! A recent article published on www.dailynews.openwaterswimming.com poses the questions to the remarkable Ram Barkai what he was thinking during his 1.7 km swim in 0°C water: The mind was a critical part of this swim because the hands and fit were gone after few minutes. Ryan and I swallowed … [Read more...]