The Icelandic Reaction When Swimming Pools Open Up Again


Swimming pools are huge part of Iceland’s modern culture but they have been closed since March 24th. To celebrate the reopening, we had this huge crowd that had been waiting for hours until my uncle opened the door at midnight in Laugardalslaug, Reykjavik. A special midnight opening actually but the clip is from Icelandic TV news –

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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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