Freedom Swim in honour of Mandela centenary


150 swimmers braved icy waters for the Freedom Swim from Robben Island to Blaauwberg. It was part of the Nelson Mandela centenary celebrations. Freedom Swim is regarded as one of the toughest extreme open water events in the world. Swimmers from across the globe participated.

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