Swimming In a 46Degree River In January


Professional triathlete and multiple Ironman 70.3 Champion, Eric Lagerstrom wondered if it was possible to swim in the Sandy River, just outside of Portland, Oregon in January. The temperature clocked in at 46 degrees, which is roughly 34 degrees below average pool temperature.

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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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