Posted by Warren Fialkov on Friday, January 14, 2011,
New Year's Day has become synonymous with the annual Clifton Cold Water Mile. This year started on a Saturday and I fielded calls until 9.30pm on New Year's Eve as to the details of the swim... Inclement weather was not on any forecast I saw so it was a surprise to wake at 5am to the sound of rain...35 Polar bears started - 2 withdrawals due cramp and asthma... and once all were in the sun came out !
1st Sunday of Month was on 2 January - a bit soon for a recovery and rain was forecast so when... Continue reading ...
Cape Town born and bred..I grew up on Clifton beach..as a nipper the lifesaver at Clifton Surf Lifesaving Club...1SOMS has it roots in the annual Clifton Cold Water Mile.
I enjoy open water swimming and come from a clan of swimmers