FEATURED SWIMS
FISH HOEK MILE 19 March '06
VAAL DAM SWIM CHALLENGE INVITATION 12 March '06


NEW: ROBBEN ISLAND SWIMS
- Solo crossing attempts



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LATEST NEWS

10 March: Good entries for Vaal Dam
7 March: Disabled swimmer completes amazing Island DOUBLE crossing
26 Feb: Bruwer conquers False Bay
12 Feb: Records tumble at Midmar
11 Feb: Two Capetonians to challenge False Bay
19 Nov: Peter Bales oldest to swim Robben Island, at 65
3 Nov: Orange River Challenge a success
22 Aug: Lewis Pugh completes Arctic Challenge
2 Aug: Three South Africans cross the English Channel
26 June: South Africans dominate British junior event
15 June: Carina breaks Strait of Gibraltar record
25 May: Dion and Adrian create new Robben Island swim
29 April: Bula first woman to conquer 5 continents after Robben Island swim
27 April: Bruwer breaks round-Island record on Freedom Day
23 April: American swims Agulhas record
16 April: 60% of field finishes Vista Nova Robben Island race
17 March: Icy water foils Bruwer's attempt at False Bay
14 Feb: The saga of the swimsuit - by Tony Scalabrino
7 Feb: German ace Wandrach second time lucky with Robben Island
2 Feb: Theo Yach breaks own Robben Island record
17 Jan: Telkom Virgin Active Swim series ends on a high note

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