The Blog : Speedo diplomacy

Light at the end of the Tunnel

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I didn’t realise the world contained so many different shades of blue. I was surrounded by ice, with the light refracting back at me from every side. I’ve never been more dazzled. I was ...

26 Jan 2020
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Uniting for Ocean Protection

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Swimming is a solitary pursuit. It’s just you and the water. Yet preparing for a swim in Antarctica is anything but a solitary endeavour. Aside from the physical preparation, there are expedition logistics and ...

13 Jan 2020
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Bellingshausen Sea, 63°S 59°W

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Air temperature 4°C / 39°F, Water temperature 0°C / 32°F Duration of swim: 17 minutes 30 seconds There is an Inuit parable that tells of two wolves that battle inside each of us. One ...

13 Dec 2016
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Speedo diplomacy – the lost art of negotiating

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Endurance swimmer and Ocean Advocate Lewis Pugh has been called the “Human Polar Bear” and a “Speedo Diplomat”. He puts his body on the line to bring his message home, performing long-distance swims in ...

19 Nov 2016
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