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Montenegro swimming holiday review
Just back from an amazing week with Strel Swimming Adventures in Montenegro. A fantastic trip that I would thoroughly recommend to anyone who loves swimming. The holiday has the right balance of swimming, two 2km swims a day with scope to do longer distances if you prefer as well as a spot of walking and…
Strel Montenegro swimming song
One of our recent guests from Cardiff, Wales was inspired by our Montenegro swimming holiday and wrote a nice song about the trip experience. Strel Montenegro Swimming Song (to the tune of Gold! by Spandau Ballet) Thank you for coming here I´m sorry that it´s ending so soon The first trip to Montengro in June…
Lulworth Cove swimming
Swimming at Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door of the Jurassic Coast
 South England´s coast offers some amazing open water places to swim and explore. I went with a friend to explore some swimming spots on 1st May, 2015. We knew the water temperature in the sea would not be the warmest, but this did not stop us from undertaking our swimming exploration. Lulworth, most famous for…
Martin Strel swimming with Sheikh
A Sheikh in Bahrain invited our founder, Martin Strel, to swim with him. On the 14th March 2014, Bahrain sportsman Sheikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, completed a gruelling 35km charity swim. The swim took him from Saudi Arabia to Bahrain, with Martin Strel and others, in order to raise funds for charity. The challenge…
World Winter Swimming Championships 2014
Finland was the host of the 9th World Winter Swimming Championships in 2014. The northern country of numerous lakes and natural beauties was certainly a great venue. 1,245 swimmers attended this popular and growing event in the Lapland city of Rovaniemi, close to the Arctic circle. Competitors came from far and wide, for example, Finland,…
Winter swimming at Big Chill Swim on Lake Windermere 2014
Strel Swimming will be exhibiting at Big Chill Swim, a popular winter swimming event in the UK. On 1.February, 2014 over 600 brave winter swimmers will be jumping into beautiful Lake Windermere in the Lake District National Park in northern England. There are several disciplines happening: 30m penguin dip, 30m breaststroke, 60m freestyle, 4 x…
New mobile app about Slovenia´s Top 50 places to visit
We live in a digital era and new applications are developed every day. Mobile phones are great tool for travelling nowadays and a lot of people use them while on the go. Slovenia is known as a high tech developed country. Its public agency Spirit (I Feel Slovenia) has introduced a new mobile application about…
5 Guinness World Records
Martin Strel Guinness World Record Holder
Many call him Big River Man, Daredevil, Human Fish, The hero in a speedo or The craziest man in the world - however you’d like to call him, he is the greatest ultra marathon swimmer in the world! Breaking the Guinness World Record so many times and at the age of 50+ clearly wasn’t easy,…
The Lake Powell Swimming Experience
Read the review of swimming on Lake Powell with us written by one of our guests in 2013. Borut and Martin Strel have the best kept secret in open water swimming! I have swum in some pretty amazing places... between the Isles of Greece, the warm waters of the Caribbean, off the Turquoise Coast of…