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We Are A Responsible Swimming Holiday Operator
Water is Life. We swim in a lake, river and ocean and water is like our second home. The fact that water is the oil of the 21st century isn’t something new today. With the population growing, the need for the water is growing even faster. Many countries face water shortage, many people die every…
Swimming Adventure Article by Royal Automobile Club
Kari Lundgren talks to long-distance swimmer Martin Strel on his swim down the Amazon. Feature article published in Royal Automobile Club Magazine (October 2011) Title: BEST NOT TO THINK ABOUT THE PIRANHAS Even great explorers have pipe dreams. For Martin Strel - a man who’s faced down piranhas in the Amazon, dodged dead bodies in…
Martin Strel Motivational Speaking About Wild Swimming Adventures
Legendary marathon swimmer Martin Strel is known as the Big River Man and the only man in the world who has swum the 5 greatest rivers on the planet: the Amazon, Yangtze, Paraná, Mississippi, Danube. He holds four Guinness World Records in long distance open water swimming. Today Martin Strel travels the world and speaks…
Swimming Slovenian Lakes and River
Slovenia is very easily accessible country in the centre of Europe. At the junction of the Alps, the Mediterranean and the Pannonian Plain, it will greatly surprise you with their scenery, lush and natural beauty. Slovenia is known as a land of pure water, and their numerous Alpine glacial lakes and crystal clear lakes make…
Swimming Croatian Dalmatian Coast
Swimming holiday at the Croatian Dalmatian coast in warm, crystal clear sea waters of the Adriatic. We recently did a bespoke swimming adventure trip in Croatia. Martin Strel (Big River Man) attended the trip and we had lots of fun. Guests were super happy and can´t wait to return! Weather and conditions were superb. Enjoy…
Martin Completes Colorado Swim
Martin Strel successfully completed the extreme swim in the Glen Canyon on the Colorado River (from the Glen Dam to the entrance of the Grand Canyon)! The total distance swam was 19 miles including few repeated turns Martin had to perform for a TV crew following him.  We did not obtain a permit to further…
We attended USMS Nationals in Arizona
We went and promoted ourselves at U.S. Masters Spring Nationals in Mesa, Arizona during April 29-May 01 Nearly 2000 USA swimmers and spectators attended US Spring Masters at Kino Aquatic Center. We set up a last-minute stall at the venue and thanks to all organizers for having us there. We truly enjoyed being part of…
World Water Day
Today is World Water Day, which aims to highlight the importance of freshwater and the sustainable management of freshwater resources. The world´s population is growing and the demand for clean water is increasing. United Nations released that more people die from unsafe water than from all forms of violence, including war. Thirty years ago bottled…
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Martin Strel attending trips
We are excited to announce that our founder Martin Strel will be attending trips this year in Europe. He will attend our Croatian trip on June 18-24 and our Slovenia trip on July 1-4 2011. Martin Strel will be joining trips with us straight after his Grand Canyon Colorado swim in May. You will have…