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Wednesday, February 1, 2017

How Many Ice Swimmers Are There?

Courtesy of WOWSA, Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere World Championships in Burghausen, Germany.

The International Ice Swimming Association has registered over 600 successfully completed ice kilometers...and growing across 51 countries (to date).

1 England 230 members
2 Ireland 104 members
3 South Africa 86 members
4 Germany 74 members
5 Russia 60 members
6 USA 59 members
7 Scotland 54 members
8 Czech Republic 44 members
9 Poland 36 members
10 Austria 29 members
11 France 27 members
12 Netherlands 27 members
13 Wales 21 members
14 Northern Ireland 16 members
15 Italy 12 members
16 Australia 10 members
17 Iceland 9 members
18 Spain 9 members
19 Canada 8 members
20 Estonia 7 members
21 Slovakia 7 members
22 Sweden 7 members
23 Denmark 6 members
24 India 5 members
25 Argentina 4 members
26 Belgium 4 members
27 China 3 members
28 Finland 3 members
29 Luxembourg 3 members
30 New Zealand 3 members
31 Switzerland 3 members
32 Turkey 3 members
33 Greece 2 members
34 Guernsey 2 members
35 Latvia 2 members
36 Romania 2 members
37 Andorra 1 members
38 Bulgaria 1 members
39 Cyprus 1 members
40 Egypt 1 members
41 Georgia 1 members
42 Hungary 1 members
43 Isle Of Man 1 members
44 Israel 1 members
45 Jersey 1 members
46 Moldova 1 members
47 Panama 1 members
48 Slovenia 1 members
49 Ukraine 1 members
50 United Arab Emirates 1 members
51 Zimbabwe 1 members

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