Bog snorkelling (Men)
Last updated: March 11, 2020 at 3:04 am
1 min 18.81 sec. — Neil Rutter (United Kingdom), 2018. Competitors must complete two consecutive lengths of a 60-m (197 ft) water-filled trench cut through a peat bog, wearing a snorkel and flippers. Bog snorkelling started at the Waen Rhydd peat bog near Llanwrtyd Wells (Wales, UK) in 1976, where the World Bog Snorkelling Championship is held every year, although other bog snorkelling competitions take place elsewhere.
World Bog Snorkelling Championship
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