Meet the first-ever world champion ice swimmer


Murmansk – it’s in the extreme northwest of Russia, it’s the only city above the Arctic Circle, and it has an average annual temperature of -1°C. It was the perfect place for world-renowned distance swimmer Christof Wandratsch to claim the title of Ice Swimming World Champion.


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Production engineer and certified swim coach. Full-time IT consultant, spare-time swimming aficionado. 2 sons, 2 daughters and a wife. President of the Faroe Islands Swimming Association. Likes to run :-)

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