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Aquatic swimming adventure with Martin Strel
Lake Powell is a man-made body of Colorado water that floods immense canyons in the northern Arizona wilderness. We operate a unique canyon swimming adventure tours on this lake for several years. Epic backdrops, big walls and massive red rocks make Lake Powell the world’s largest reflecting pool, a liquid hall of mirrors. Gare Joyce is…
Our guide and coach Giovanna Richards
Strel Swimming guide and swim coach Giovanna Richards (G), has had a busy few months in the UK. She is competing in the UK Cold Water Championships and organising the first ever UK Ice Mile Swim. She reached the finals in the UK Championships, swimming in 1.5 degree water at Tooting Bec Lido in London.…
Crawl through the desert
The desert states of the American South West may seem an unlikely swim holiday destination but as Jonathan Knott discovers, this could not be further from the truth. Home to unreal shapes, wide-open vistas and world-famous landmarks, the desert states of the south-western United States are like nothing else on earth. Spectacular though they undeniably…
Lake Bled Winter Swimming Cup 2013
On 23 February, 2013, Bled tourist board and Strel Swimming organised the traditional winter swimming cup at Lake Bled in Slovenia. We were proud to host swimmer for the Lake Bled Winter Swimming Cup 2013 from nine countries including Australia, Croatia, Germany, Ireland, Portugal, Russia, Slovenia, United Kingdom and USA. There was 67 brave swimmers…
Winter Swimming Championships in Tooting Bec Lido in London
On 26 January, 2013 we are attending the traditional 5th UK Cold Water swimming championships at Tooting Bec Lido in London. We all invite you to come to this fantastic event for winter swimming at Tooting bec Lido and visit our stand in the main marquee. We have donated our Slovenian swimming holiday which will be…
Nick Ward reports about our Sea Swimming in Croatia
Nick is a world traveller and a passionate open water swimmer from Australia. He came on our Croatia sea swimming trip in August 2012 with a group of friends from Australia and USA. We loved guiding this trip and we cannot wait to host this fun-loving gang again. Nick often writes reviews and blogs about…
Living Swimming Legend Visits Page, Arizona and Swims Lake Powell
One of the world’s foremost long distance swimmers was in Page, Arizona leading a swimming tour at Lake Powell. Some people like to swim with dolphins, but an increasing number also enjoy Martin Strel Swimming Adventures in Arizona. Swimmer’s skills vary from avid swimmers to recreational amateurs who come here for pure adventures and stunning…
Strel swims Statue of Liberty to Freedom Tower
On September 5th, 2012 Martin Strel swam from the Statue of Liberty to the Freedom Tower in New York City. Strel’s “Liberty to Freedom Swim”, dedicated to the victims and heroes of 9/11, connects the symbol for a future of liberty from oppression to the symbol for future free from terror, and symbol of peace.…
Lake Swimming Testimonials
It happens quite often that our guests write us an email after our swimming adventure about how they felt it. Below are some of the recent testimonials from our Lake Powell and Slovenian Lake swimming trips. I just want to thank you and Martin again for some of the best few days of my life. …