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Lake Bled swimming in the winter
Swimming outdoor is mainly known as a summer activity, but some brave swimmers do it all-year around. We got an email in October 2011 saying: "EasyJet magazine is interested in doing a feature about winter swimming in Lake Bled. We look for some Slovenian swimmers (hopefully including Martin Strel - Big River Man) to come…
Martin Strel Swimming Article: Incredible Endeavours
Martin Strel has stunned people around the world with his feats of endurance in long-distance swimming. The 57-year-old Slovenian has claimed a succession of Guinness World Records for swimming the lengths of the Danube River, the Mississippi River, the Yangtze River, and the Amazon. His epic 66-day, 3,300-mile swim of the Amazon was documented in…
Swimming Vacation Tours
We are proudly announcing our new swimming vacation tour location in Arizona (Unites States). Lake Powell on the Colorado river offers an incredible venue for our new swimming vacation tours. This amazing lake on the border of Arizona and Utah was created by the construction of Glen Canyon Dam in 1963. We were lucky to…
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…