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Chill swim

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noun - A chill swim is a cold water swim or a preparation/training swim for an upcoming Ice Kilometer swim or an Ice Mile, generally understood to be between 5°C and 105°C.

Usage

The water temperature was not under 5°C so the Ice Mile attempt became a chill swim.

Origin

Ram Barkai circa 2016 for the International Ice Swimming Association.

Synonym

cold water swim

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