Lynne Cox Ice Swim Segment (2004)





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Published on Sep 17, 2014

This hour long documentary takes its inspiration from Charles Sprawson's landmark book on the history and cult of the swimmer, 'Haunts of the Black Masseur - the Swimmer as Hero'.

Accompany Sprawson as he swims the legendary Hellespont and into the Tiber. Meet two of todays greatest long distance swimmers who share their passion for and obsession with the water. Alison Streeter record breaking swimmer of the English Channel and Lynne Cox who swam one mile in the waters of Antarctica in nothing but swim suit and goggles. Join us on this journey driven by aqueous obsession and submersive passion.

Produced Directed Co-edited and co written by Jeff McKay.


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