Welcome to the International Ice Swimming Association (IISA)


The International Ice Swimming Association (IISA) was formed in 2009 by Ram Barkai together with his swimming mates (Andrew Chin, Toks Viviers, Ryan Stramrood and Kieron Palframan) with a vision to formalise swimming in icy water. IISA passion is swimming in icy waters in every location possible around our globe. In order to allow for that IISA has put in place a well considered set of rules to allow for maximum safety measures in this extreme sport and to regulate swim integrity in terms of distance, time, conditions and safety.

IISA introduced the Ice Mile as its ultimate achievement of swimming in ice waters. An Ice Mile is One Mile in water of 5C or less. The swim must be unassisted and with one pair of goggles, cap and standard swimming costume. The Ice Mile is the ultimate personal challenge that should be followed with all the safety and controls in place.

In 2014 IISA introduced the 1km Ice event. The event allows swimmers to compete in icy waters of 5C or less under IISA rules for 1000m. IISA is set out to keep world records with its vision to include Swimming as a category in the Winter Olympic Games and make it globally recognised sport.


UPCOMING EVENTS

Date Event Name   Event Venue Type Entries  
3 Dec 16 Hradec Opens Winter 2016 Czech Republic Hradec Kralove Other   - -
4 Dec 16 Silesia Cup 1km (50m po.. Poland Swietochlowice Other - -
10 Dec 16 Weltcup Burghausen powe.. Germany Burghausen IISA 1km   SOON view


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Apr 2016

Know your Geography in order to complete the ICE Sevens

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Apr 2016

A joint venture between WOWSA and IISA to create a Frozen Challenge

The Ice Sevens is a challenge created by WOWSA in the same fashion it created the massive Ocean swims challenge – the Ocean Sevens.

To read about the challenge see: ICE SEVENS

The Challenge is simple:

Complete an Ice Mile, ratified by IISA in each of the Seven continents on…

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Partners

INTRODUCING ICE SWIMMERS

Ciaran Byrne
Ciaran Byrne
Ireland
Ireland
Gender: Male
Ice Miles: 1

Magda Okurková
Magda Okurková
Czech Republic
Brno
Czech Republic
Gender: Female
Age: 24
Ice Miles: 1

Padraig Mallon
Padraig Mallon
Ireland
Newry
Ireland
Gender: Male
Age: 39
Ice Miles: 2
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International Ice Swimming Association

An Ice swim: At least 1mile under 5C No assistance No wetsuit - speedo brief, cap and goggle Must be officiated with all required info - see constitution
International Ice Swimming Association
International Ice Swimming Association5 days ago
ICE - SEVENS Geography - Explained
Know your Geography in order to complete the ICE Sevens
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International Ice Swimming Association
International Ice Swimming Association1 week ago
The Ice Sevens Challenge
A joint venture between WOWSA and IISA to create a Frozen Challenge
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International Ice Swimming Association
International Ice Swimming Association1 month ago
Global Warming exposes a group of ARCE-HOLEs
IISA uncovers a recently frozen Rebel Group called itself IMR (ICE MILE REBEL)
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International Ice Swimming Association
International Ice Swimming Association1 month ago
Welcome to end season Ice Swimmers
The Czech just can't have enough of the ICE
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International Ice Swimming Association added a new photo.1 month ago
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The Ice Mile Group

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Ice Mile

A group set up for Ice Milers and those who wish to complete an Ice Mile under International Ice swimming Association rules to share their knowledge and experiences.
Ram Barkai
Ram Barkai5 days ago
ICE - SEVENS - Geography
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Ram Barkai
Ram Barkai shared International Ice Swimming Association's post to the group: Ice Mile.1 week ago
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Ram Barkai
Ram Barkai3 weeks ago
Important Notice:
There are many qualifying swim awaiting to be approved.
If you are requested to approve a swim [your name will be on the list - right side]
Please follow the link and approve or decline the swim.

http://www.internationaliceswimming.com/pending-swim-requests/
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Ram Barkai
Ram Barkai3 weeks ago
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Pauline Barker
Pauline Barker1 month ago
Good luck to Jess Campbell. Jaimie Monahan and everyone in Iceland for the Ice Mile today :-) X
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