Ocean challenge grows

2016-06-22 06:00

DESPITE the cold and windy weather the third annual Four Elements Ocean Challenge took place on Saturday morning, 11 June. Close to 100 swimmers braved a strong south-westerly in cold conditions, with water temperature of around 20/21°C degrees and manageable surf to swim from the five kilometres from theharbour wall to the country club.

The swim was a constant challenge in these conditions and became even tougher when the surf picked up during the second half of the swim.

With finishing times between 1:05:55 and 2:22:40 and ages between 11 (Alexandra Parry, youngest girl), 15 (Christiaan de Klerk, youngest boy) and 73 (Les Hadenham, oldest swimmer) the challenge is growing in popularity and size.

The challenge raises funds and awareness for the Four Elements Conservation PCN. - Supplied.

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