Bog snorkelling [Women]
Last updated: October 22, 2017 at 15:25 pm
1 min 22.56 sec. – Kirsty Johnson (UK), 2014. 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.
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