Christof Wandratsch Sweeps 2020 IISA World Cup Series Titles In 500m, 1000m Freestyle

The 2020 IISA World Cup Series has concluded after a season where the ice swimmers competed in Amsterdam (Netherlands), Vietsbroon (Germany) and Cheltenham (Great Britain).

Christof Wandratsch Shows Speed & Stamina At Amstel Ice Swim

Germany’s Christof Wandratsch never used to like or perform well in cold water when he was a professional marathon swimmer in the 1990s.

But times change as Wandratsch has well-deservedly become an icon in ice swimming. The transformation to a truly hardened athlete is complete.


Saturday, 7 December, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, 8 December, 2019 (All day)

Sat, 7 Dec 2019 - Sun, 8 Dec 2019

Event Venue:Silbersee Langenhagen
Event Distances:9 distances

6# Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere German Open

Saturday, 4 January, 2020 (All day) to Monday, 6 January, 2020 (All day)

The 6th Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere German Open, from 4th – 6th of January 2020, are THE ice-water-swim-event in Germany and a MUST DO for any athlete who's searching for an extraordinary challenge. Ice cold, crystal clear water and international participants will provide the ideal conditions and background for a sporting long weekend of fun, action, great atmosphere and loads of adrenalin in Veitsbronn, Franconia.

LEN Open Water Cup: Germany’s Soeren Meissner, Leonie Beck Claim Victories

The fifth and final leg of the LEN Open Water Cup in Copenhagen offered the usual excitements for the swimmers who covered the 6K course swimming in the canals around the Danish Parliament. It ended in a double German win: Soeren Meissner was the best among the men and compatriot Leonie Beck came first in the women’s race.

IISA World Cup Series Stage 0ne in Veitsbronn, Germany

Europe was faced with a hot summer in 2018 that kept and still keeping water temperatures in western Europe above 5C, to the frustration of Dutch, Great Britain and Ireland, who nevertheless swam in marginally above 5C waters. and swam well!

However, that heat wave skipped Veitsbronn who experienced water temp of 1.4C and air temp of 2C.

The event was a great show of frozen swimmers performance and professionalism by organizers. A big well done to christof wandratsch who, relentlessly, pushing Ice Swimming as swimmer and as organiser. It was a great success.

Lake Constance Eisman by Aqua Sphere

Saturday, 9 February, 2019 (All day)

Lake Constance Eisman by Aqua Sphere

Sat, 9 Feb 2019

Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere German Open

Friday, 4 January, 2019 (All day) to Sunday, 6 January, 2019 (All day)

Ice Swimming Aqua Sphere German Open
Fri, 4 Jan 2019 - Sun, 6 Jan 2019

THOMAS LURZ Honored by International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame

THOMAS LURZ (GER) – Honored by International Marathon Swimming Hall of Fame (IMSHOF): Swimmer

Thomas Lurz is the most decorated swimmer in FINA Open Water Swimming history and the only swimmer to have won at all events at the World Championships.