ICE FLASH

6
Feb 2019

well done to Paul Georgescu from Romania - first Ice Mile

Paul Eugen Dorin Georgescu is the first Romanian to complete an Ice Mile. 

Paul is a well known open water swimmer from Romania. He has completed many crossings including the English Chanel, Catalina,  the Manhattan 20 bridges and few more.

On the...

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10
Jan 2019

World Records broken, World Cup ranking

Europe was faced with a hot summer in 2018 that kept and still keeping water temperatures in western Europe above 5C, to the frustration of Dutch, Great Britain and Ireland, who nevertheless swam in marginally above 5C waters. and swam well!

However, that heat wave skipped Veitsbronn who experienced water...

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24
Dec 2018

Antarctica Ice Swim

Definition and list of Antarctica Swims to date

Antarctica ICE Swim

  • An Ice Swim of 1000m or more
  • According to IISA swimming and safety rules in
  • Latitude of 60S or further South
  • (to the best of our knowledge of existing swims records)

 

 

 

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16
Nov 2018

Welcome Argentina and Chile to the ICE

The South Americans are here!

Maria Cristina Ganem the first Argentinian Woman ICE Miler and the second Argentinian Ice Miler.

AND!!!

Juan cuyul from Punta Arenas, Chile - You are an Ice Miler and the first one in Chile!. 

Well done Juan and Maria. Bring it on South America. 

Welcome and be safe.

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7
Nov 2018

New Ice Mile costs

Dear all you frozen ones

We have decided to increase Ice Mile costs slightly to be able to afford website and brand developments.

The price increase will take effect from 7-Nov-2018

The price increase will effect first time ICE Miler mostly.

New fees:

  • First Ice Mile $125
  • Repeat Ice Mile $75
  • Ice Mile 5+ $50

The more...

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15
Oct 2018

IISA 3rd Ice Swimming World Championship, Murmansk 2019 - Entries are now OPEN

Entry Process:

1000m - if you have been approved by IISA or your country Association - please enter

All other distances - places are limited - first come first serve.

IISA 3rd Ice Swimming World Championship, Murmansk 2019 - Entries are now OPEN

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11
Oct 2018

IISA Board changes

Farewell, thank you, well done and Welcome

Dear Frozen ones,

As we grow and expand, we feel the need for more wisdom and experience on our board.

Ned Denison who has been on IISA board for the past 4 years has stepped down to set up Ice Swimming Hall of Fame, which is an independent entity with its...

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29
Sep 2018

Swimmers allocation and selection process explained

Swimmers allocation for the 1000m event

IISA 3rdWorld Champ Murmansk 

  • IISA has allocated 144 starts to the 1000m event.
  • The 1000m event will take place over two days.
  • Each heat will have 8 swimmers
  • Heats are seeded by time, not age group. Slow to fast.
  • Day 1 - 4 heats, Day 2 = 32 swimmers
  • Day...

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