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Renowned ice swimmer takes a bone-chilling dip in Lake Simcoe

She has now completed 'Ice Miles' in Europe, Africa, Asia and North America

On Easter Sunday, Kate Steels-Fryatt, a renowned ice water swimmer from Hampshire, UK, swam her seventh Ice Mile in Lake Simcoe, near Beaverton.

She is the Chairman of International Ice Swimming Association (IISA) of Great Britain Board and secretary to the global IISA Board as well as being an IISA Official.

The official rules state that an Ice Mile may only be swum in water that has a temperature of less than 5C. Kate and her partner, Rory Fitzgerald, arrived in Canada on Thursday, April 18, to get ready for the bone-chilling swim.

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