Dutch swimmer raises nearly 4 million Euros to fight cancer


For more than a century – the Eleven Cities Race has been part of Dutch sporting folklore. Ice skaters would travel along frozen waterways – over a course that’s nearly two-hundred kilometres long. It hasn’t taken place since the late nineties – with some blaming global warming. Now – one competitor has decided to resurrect it – but in a slightly different form. The BBC’s Tim Allman explains.

Read for instance The Guardian and Dutch News

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