Courtesy of Nuala Moore, inside the Arctic Circle.
International marathon swimming superstar Petar Stoychev [shown below] joined forces with the International Ice Swimming Association team of Kieron Palframan, Ryan Stramrood and Ram Barkai to create a formidable relay at the World Ice Swimming Championships in Murmansk, Russia.
When the charismatic quartet walk dramatically from the ready room the poolside with goggles affixed and intensity personified, heads turned, music blared and it was more like a movie scene with celebrities coming onto a set.
After the start, the foursome performed as expected in the 0.8°C water and -7°C air.
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