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Extreme swim

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Lewis Pugh swimming in the Southern Ocean
Lewis Pugh swimming in the Bay of Whales
Planning document to conduct an extreme open water swim up at 6,000m altitude on Mount Everest by Nejib Belhedi on 17 August 2014

noun - Extreme swim is an open water swim of any distance under any conditions that pushes the boundaries of physical and psychological limits for an individual open water swimmer, especially when discussing an ice swim.

Usage

Lynne Cox, Lewis Pugh and Ram Barkai are world-renowned pioneers in extreme swims as they seek adventures in some of the Earth's coldest bodies of water.

Synonyms

Ice swim, long distance swim, marathon swim, ultra marathon swim, high-risk swim

Examples

Videos of Hudson Brothers

The Hudson Brothers attempt, plan and complete maelstrom swims,by Beth Harrison and Jack Hudson:

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