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Heavy Weight Championship of the Bay

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The Heavy Weight Championship of the Bay is a competition among the Brighton Icebergers meanest, fastest and keenest top 10 swimmers slog it out at breakneck speed around the 2 km to claim the Title Belt.

Annual Iceberger Events[edit]

  • New Year’s Eve Midnight Swim: a 1.25 km swim in the phospherous flecked black sea starts from the pier at 11:45 pm and pauses at midnight at the “silver pole” marker located out at sea 1 km+ from the start. As fireworks light the night sky and city skyline marking the New Year, the swim is completed followed by a few beers and glasses of bubbly back onshore.
  • Heavy Weight Championship of the Bay: the meanest, fastest and keenest top 10 swimmers slog it out at breakneck speed around the 2 km to claim the Title Belt.
  • Christmas Relay Race: a group sprint race between the landings as team leaders and tactics are crucial

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