ice and winter swimming

The addictive magic of swimming in the sea in winter: 'It’s life affirming'

Thrill of cold water is an electrifying thought for an increasing number of Irish sea-swimmers

Visit any popular coastal location at the height of summer in Ireland, and you are likely to see people of all ages in the water. But when summer comes to a grinding halt, most people stay well out of the sea for another year, thinking it too cold, too dangerous and too much effort.

Ice Swimming Hallstättersee

Date: 
Saturday, 14 December, 2019 (All day)

Ice Swimming Hallstättersee
Sat, 14 Dec 2019

ENTRY STATUS:OPEN
Event Venue:Obertraun
Country:Austria

Samstag, 14. Dezember 2019

Silbersee-Ice-Cup

Date: 
Saturday, 7 December, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, 8 December, 2019 (All day)

Silbersee-Ice-Cup
Sat, 7 Dec 2019 - Sun, 8 Dec 2019

ENTRY STATUS:OPEN
Event Venue:Silbersee Langenhagen
Country:Germany
Event Distances:9 distances

The ice breakers. How Scotland's ice swimmers taught me to love the cold.

The snow-covered surface of an icy loch, for some is just an invitation to get out the sledgehammer, hack away and plunge in. When Vicky Allan and photographer Anna Deacon, cold water lovers themselves, started to research their book on the health benefits of wild swimming, it was the ice swimmers that lured them most.

6# Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere German Open

Date: 
Saturday, 4 January, 2020 (All day) to Monday, 6 January, 2020 (All day)

The 6th Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere German Open, from 4th – 6th of January 2020, are THE ice-water-swim-event in Germany and a MUST DO for any athlete who's searching for an extraordinary challenge. Ice cold, crystal clear water and international participants will provide the ideal conditions and background for a sporting long weekend of fun, action, great atmosphere and loads of adrenalin in Veitsbronn, Franconia.

CABINTEELY ‘ICE MAN’ BREAKS RECORD IN ICE 7 CHALLANGE

A Cabinteely man has become the first man in world to complete the Gruelling “Ice 7” swimming challenge.

The Ice 7s is created by the International Ice Swimming Association (IISA), where a swimmer has to complete an Ice Mile (1610 meters) in each of the seven continents, with water temperatures sub 5c.

What Are The Ice Swimming Rules In The Winter Olympics?

Thinking ahead…and wondering out loud:

China is the site of the next Winter Olympics, officially XXIV Olympic Winter Games, and is scheduled for February 4th – 20th 2022 in Beijing and around the neighbouring Hebei province.

Registration 3# Amstel Ice Swim open

Amstel Ice Swim

The Amstel Ice Swim is organized in the last weekend of the year in the city centre of Amsterdam.

The Amstel Ice Swim originated from the idea of Fergil Hesterman who wanted to make his sport known to a wider audience. In 2017, Fergil achieved the 4th place at the world championships in Germany. After this he wanted more people to come into contact with his sport. What better way to do this than to organize a competition.

3# Amstel Ice Swim

Date: 
Saturday, 28 December, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, 29 December, 2019 (All day)

Amstel Ice Swim

The Amstel Ice Swim is organized in the last weekend of the year in the city centre of Amsterdam.

River Labe CZ 5th Anniversary Ice Swim

Date: 
Sunday, 1 December, 2019 (All day)

River Labe CZ 5th Anniversary Ice Swim

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