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Arctic swimmer

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noun - An Arctic swimmer is an individual who completes any kind of open water swimmer in the Arctic regions.

Types[edit]

The International Ice Swimming Association defines and ratifies three different types of Arctic swimmers:

BiPolar Ice Swimmers[edit]

1. Lewis Pugh, Great Britain
2. Jaimie Monahan (42) USA
3. Ger Kennedy (51) Ireland
4. Ram Barkai (63) South Africa
5. Leszek Naziemiec (47) Poland

Antarctica Ice Swimmers[edit]

1. Lynne Cox (USA) in 2002, 1.96 km in 0.00°C water in 46 minutes 38 seconds in Neko Harbour, Antarctica at 64.50° S
2. Lewis Pugh (Great Britain) in 2005, 1.00 km in 0.00°C water 18 minutes 0 seconds in Peterman Island, Antarctica at 65.10° S
3. Ram Barkai (South Africa) in 2008, 1.00 km in 1.00°C in 22 minutes 5 seconds in Queen Maud Land, Antarctica at 70.75° S
4. Andrew Chin (South Africa) in 2014, 1.00 km in 0.50°C in 14 minutes 25 seconds in Paradise Harbour, Antarctica at 64.90° S
5. Ram Barkai (South Africa) in 2014, 1.25 km in -1.00°C in 30 minutes 0 seconds in Neko Harbour, Antarctica at 64.80° S
6. Kieron Palframan (South Africa) in 2014, 1.55 km in -1.00°C in 30 minutes 0 seconds in Neko Harbour, Antarctica at 64.80° S
7. Toks Viviers (South Africa) (59) in 2014, 1.61 km in 0.50°C in 25 minutes 30 seconds in Paradise Bay, Antarctica at 64.90° S
8. Gavin Pike (South Africa) in 2014, 1.61 km in 0.50°C in 25 minutes 57 seconds in Paradise Bay, Antarctica at 64.90° S
9. Ryan Stramrood (South Africa) (48) in 2014, 1.61 km in -1.00°C in 32 minutes 8 seconds in Neko Harbour, Antarctica at 64.90° S
10. Bhakti Sharma (India) (31) in 2015, 2.29 km in 1.00°C in 41 minutes 14 seconds in Paradise Harbour, Antarctica at 64.90° S
11. Jaimie Monahan (USA) (42) in 2018, 1.63 km in 0.57°C in 30 minutes 49 seconds in Paradise Harbour, Antarctica at 64.90° S
12. Petar Stoychev (Bulgaria) in 2018, 1.00 km in -1.2°C in 11 minutes 8 seconds in Port Lockroy, Antarctica at 64.80° S
13. Victoria Mori (Argentina) (28) in 2018, 1.00 km in -1.2°C in 12 minutes 2 seconds in Port Lockroy, Antarctica at 64.80° S
14. Diego Lopez (Spain) (40) in 2018, 1.00 km in -1.2°C in 12 minutes 40 seconds in Port Lockroy, Antarctica at 64.80° S
15. Paolo Chiarino (Italy) (55) in 2018, 1.00 km in -1.2°C in 14 minutes 15 seconds in Port Lockroy, Antarctica at 64.80° S
16. Leszek Naziemiec (Poland) (47) in 2018, 1.00 km in -1.2°C in 14 minutes 42 seconds in Port Lockroy, Antarctica at 64.80° S
17. Clinton le Sueur (South Africa) (47) in 2018, 1.00 km in -1.2°C in 16 minutes 17 seconds in Port Lockroy, Antarctica at 64.80° S
18. Jean Craven (South Africa) (49) in 2018, 1.00 km in -1.2°C in 16 minutes 21 seconds in Port Lockroy, Antarctica at 64.80° S
19. Sergio Salomone (Argentina) (54) in 2018, 1.00 km in -1.2°C in 17 minutes 1 second in Port Lockroy, Antarctica at 64.80° S
20. Wyatt Song (Australia) (45) in 2018, 1.00 km in -1.2°C in 18 minutes 21 seconds in Port Lockroy, Antarctica at 64.80° S
21. Samantha Whelpton (South Africa) (36) in 2018, 1.00 km in -1.2°C in 18 minutes 38 seconds in Port Lockroy, Antarctica at 64.80° S
22. Ram Barkai (South Africa) (63) in 2018, 1.00 km in -1.2°C in 18 minutes 47 seconds in Port Lockroy, Antarctica at 64.80° S
23. Yunfeng Wang (China) (58) in 2018, 1.00 km in -1.2°C in 20 minutes 14 seconds in Port Lockroy, Antarctica at 64.80° S
24. Alexander Brylin (Russia) (44) in 2018, 1.00 km in -1.2°C in 20 minutes 19 seconds in Port Lockroy, Antarctica at 64.80° S
25. Андрей Агарков (Russia) (57) in 2018, 1.00 km in -1.2°C in 25 minutes 27 seconds in Port Lockroy, Antarctica at 64.80° S
26. Paul Eugen Dorin Georgescu (Romania) (42) in 2020, 1.61 km in 0.00°C in 22 minutes 44 seconds in Hanusse Bay, Antarctica at 66.60° S
27. Cath Pendleton (Great Britain) (49) in 2020, 1.61 km in 0.03°C in 32 minutes 54 seconds in Hanusse Bay, Antarctica at 66.60° S
28. Ger Kennedy (Ireland) (51) in 2020, 1.66 km in 0.53°C in 34 minutes 2 seconds in Paradise Bay, Antarctica at 64.90° S
29. Dee Newell (Ireland) (36) in 2020, 1.00 km in 1.6°C in 00 minutes 22 seconds in Deception Island, Antarctica at 62.90° S
30. Jane Hardy (Great Britain) (54) in 2020, 1.00 km in 1.6°C in 00 minutes 23 seconds in Deception Island, Antarctica at 62.90° S
31. Kathryn Pratschke (Ireland) (50) in 2020, 1.00 km in 1.6°C in 00 minutes 24 seconds in Deception Island, Antarctica at 62.90° S
32. Redy Redfern (Great Britain) (63) in 2020, 1.00 km in 1.6°C in 00 minutes 24 seconds in Deception Island, Antarctica at 62.90° S

Arctic Swimmers[edit]

1. Lewis Pugh (Great Britain) in 2007, 1.00 km in -1.70°C in 18 minutes 50 seconds in North Pole at 90.00° N
2. Jaimie Monahan (USA) (42) in 2017, 1.79 km in 2.37°C in 32 minutes 9 seconds in Mikkelvik Brygge, Karlsøy, Norway at 70.01° N
3. Kate Steels (Great Britain) (51) in 2017, 1.71 km in 2.37°C in 33 minutes 16 seconds in Mikkelvik Brygge, Norway at 70.01° N
4. Rory Fitzgerald (Great Britain) (63) in 2017, 1.69 km in 2.90°C in 25 minutes 3 seconds in Mikkelvik Brygge, Norway at 70.01° N
5. Ger Kennedy (Ireland) (51) in 2017, 1.61 km in 2.53°C in 34 minutes 5 seconds in Mikkelvik Brygge, Norway at 70.01° N
6. Patrick Bolster (Ireland) (55) in 2017, 1.61 km in 2.87°C in 37 minutes 21 seconds in Mikkelvik Brygge, Norway at 70.01° N
7. Korina Kinga (Poland) in 2017, 1.02 km in 4.51°C in 20 minutes 0 seconds in Svalbard at 78.50° N
8. Ram Barkai (Great Britain) (63) in 2017, 1.66 km in 4.61°C in 28 minutes 16 seconds in Svalbard, Arctic Sea at 78.50° N
9. Marek Grzywa (Poland) (46) in 2017, 1.64 km in 4.51°C in 34 minutes 59 seconds in Spitzbergen, Svalbard, Norway at 78.50° N
10. Leszek Naziemiec (Poland) (47) in 2017, 1.66 km in 4.51°C in 39 minutes 39 seconds in Spitzbergen, Svalbard, Norway at 78.50° N
11. Lukasz Tkacz (Poland) (42) in 2017, 1.85 km in 4.51°C in 45 minutes 44 seconds in Spitzbergen, Svalbard, Norway at 78.50° N
12. Karen Ennis (Great Britain) (49) in 2020, 1.61 km in 3.83°C in 39 minutes 26 seconds in Grunnfjord Tromso Norway N70.01 at 70.01° N
13. Nikki Pope (Great Britain) (54) in 2020, 1.61 km in 3.80°C in 39 minutes 43 seconds in Grunnfjord Tromso Norway N70.01.090 at 70.01° N

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