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Ryan Stramrood: Ice and inspiration

A dip into Ryan Stramrood’s swimming CV is impressive, and cold: he has completed 62 Robben Island-to-mainland crossings, swam solo across the English Channel and, as part of a team of South Africans, was among the first South African males to swim from Europe to Africa via the Gibraltar Strait, swam the first official “Ice Mile” in -1°C water, completed the world’s first swim around the southernmost tip of South America – Cape Horn, among his many, many other accolades shared with his like-minded friends who have taken a lead in identifying, planning and conquering their many challenges in the water.

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08 September 2016