Jun 2019

Two new Ice Milers from Australia

Welcome and well done to Tara Diversi from Westcourt Australia and Benjamin Freeman from Canberra Australia.

You are Ice Milers. The sport is taking off in Australia after accrediting a school of officials and the attraction of the ICE 7s Mile that draws attention to Oceana. Ice, like...

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Jun 2019

Ger completed his 6th swim

Ger Kennedy has just completed his 6th Ice Mile in Australian snowy mountain, with the supervision of our Ausi chair Wyatt Song.

Ger has one more Ice Mile in South America to complete his Ice 7s and take the first man spot. First spot in total has...

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Mar 2019

The World Cup Winners are ....


  • Stage 1 - Veitsbronn, Germany
  • Stage 2 - Murmansk Russia
  • Stage 3 - Tyumen, Russia


  1. Fergil Hesterman (Netherlands) - 170 points (2 stages)
  2. Christof Wandratsch (Germany) - 140 points (2 stages)
  3. Sven Elfferich/ Petar Stoychev (Netherlands / Bulgaria) - 100 points (1 stage)
  4. Stefan Runge (Germany) -...

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Feb 2019

A young Dutch swimmer to break the 12:00 minutes

Sven Elfferich , a young (almost 18y) manage to be the first Ice Swimmer to break the 12 minutes.

Sven, who unfortunately, will not participate in Murmansk world Champ, due to age restrictions by Russian sport ministry, swum 11:55:40 minutes in the Austrian Ice Swimming National Champ at Altenworth. 


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Feb 2019

ICE MILE no. 300!!!

300 Ice Milers from 39 countries around the world

IISA ID no. 300 has been given to Peter Shanley from Wales

Well Done to all Ice Milers. The frozen madness is spreading 🙂 

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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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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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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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