From Openwaterpediaextreme swimmer from Cape Town, South Africa. Palframan was a member of the successful Patagonia Extreme Cold Water Challenge which was a series of three extreme cold-water swims at the tip of South Africa by five South African men: Ryan Stramrood (37 years), Kieron Palframan (36), Toks Viviers (47), Ram Barkai (53) and Andrew Chin (41). Their efforts were nominated for the 2011 World Open Water Swimming Performance of the Year.
Patagonia Extreme Cold Water Challenge
Palframan was a member of the Patagonia Extreme Cold Water Challenge where he successfully completed three extremely ice swims in 12 days: 2 kilometers in the Beagle Channel, 2.5 kilometer double crossing of the Strait of Magellan (4°C) and 2.5 kilometers around Cape Horn. All the swims were done in rough water, against strong currents and in water less than 8°C.
Antarctic Circle Ice Challenge
Palframan is a member of the unprecedented ice swim by six South African ice swimmers south of the Antarctic Circle at 66.5622° South: Toks Viviers, Andrew Chin, Ryan Stramrood, Ram Barkai and Gavin Pike.
Strait of Gibraltar
He also completed a swim across the Strait of Gibraltar on 21 September 2010 in 4 hours 57 minutes at the age of 36.
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