Nadadores de Aguas Frias
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NAF or NAF Argentina or the Nadadores de Aguas Frias (Cold Water Swimmers in English) was created 2008 between three friends including Camilo Lopez and Walter Ruano who finished his first crossing of the Beagle Channel with neoprene, but in the winter of 2013 he finished another bioprene crossing without neoprene.
NAF Argentina is a non-profit grassroots organization with the goal to promote cold water swimming. It offers a network of swimmers who will give assistance, help to network, secure permits, provide accommodation, and offer everything an adventure swimmer needs to enjoy cold water swimming throughout Argentina.
- In July 2016, the first NAF Clinic and NAF competition was held with talks by referees, doctors, rescuers, and swimmers.
- In 2017, there were two more NAF competitions and two Encuentros (clinics, baptisms and competition) that formed the first NAF Circuit.
- In 2018, there were 11 events that were held including 6 competitions that became the first Argentine Cold Water Championship.
- In October 2018, NAF hosted the Ice Mile at the End of the World ratified by the International Ice Swimming Association.
- In 2018, the Olympic Torch for the Youth Olympic Games was carried while swimming in front of the "Lighthouse at the End of the World" in the Beagle Channel by the NAF group of Tierra del Fuego.
- In November 2018, the NAF has grown from 3 to more than 450 members in two years.
NAF Argentina via email@example.com