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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 founder Martin Strel, the legendary marathon swimmer, will be returning to Europe to attend our Croatia trip on June 18-24 and our Slovenia trip on July 1-4 2011. Martin will be joining us straight after his Grand Canyon Colorado swim in May. You will have the rare chance to…
Bookings for summer 2011 are now OPEN
Bookings for summer 2011 are now OPEN! We are running tours in Slovenia and Croatia throughout the summer season. Please check out our trip notes and contact us if you need any additional information - we´d love to hear from you! Borut Strel, co-founder of Strel Swimming Adventures, will be leading all of our tours…
Brand Launch at Cold Water Swimming Championships
We launched our new brand, Strel Swimming Adventures, on 22 January 2011 at the Cold Water Swimming Championships at Tooting Bec Lido, London. Lots of swimmers (and spectators!) were excited about our new venture and we´re looking forward to seeing many of you on our holidays this summer. We were one of the major sponsors…
Martin Strel, the world long distance swimming record holder, is swimming in the Amazon river during the rainy forest storm.
Strel Swimming Adventures
Strel Swimming Adventures was founded in winter 2010/2011 by father and son Martin and Borut Strel. Slovenian duo Martin and Borut are both passionate swimmers who have had many successes (and adventures!) in some of the World´s greatest waters. Martin, also known as the “Big River Man”, is a renowned professional marathon swimmer, and promoter…