Ice, Ice Baby: Kazakh Boy Raised To Become Winter Swimming Ace


An 8-year-old boy from Kazakhstan has been swimming in nearly frozen water for much of his life. Alan Ghabdulov is training to be a world-class winter swimmer while his father borrows money to take him to international competitions.


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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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