Mum and daughter to swim world's strongest whirlpool

While some mums and their daughters are lounging by a hotel pool this summer, Sarah and Ellen Taylor will be taking a rather intrepid dip just north of the Arctic Circle.

They are aiming to be the first females to swim across the Saltstraumen maelstrom – the world’s strongest whirlpool, in Norway.

ncredibly, Sarah, 54, and Ellen, 23, are also planning to be the first to do the 250m swim without wearing wetsuits. The water temperature is likely to be a chilly 12 degrees Celsius.

Ice Swimming may be the reason why Scandinavian people are happy

People are looking for different ways to keep themselves happy. They may go to any extent to achieve their required purpose of happiness. For certainly, being satisfied with your life is one essential goal that everyone should be aiming for.

There are a number of ways you can possibly do that. Exercising is one, socializing is another. The list is a never ending one.

Open Water Stokkavannet, Stavanger, Norway

Saturday, 16 August, 2014 (All day)

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