First long-distance swim at North Pole

By | 2017-08-27T18:36:45+00:00 April 6, 2017|Freediving & Swimming, Records|

First long-distance swim at North Pole

Last updated: August 27, 2017 at 18:36 pm

Lewis Gordon Pugh (UK) swam for 18 min 50 sec at the Geographic North Pole in water ranging between -1.8°C and 0°C (29°F and 32°F) in July 2007.

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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.

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