Freedom Swim The annual swim from Robben Island to Blouberg
The Freedom Swim is the annual swim crossing from Robben Island to BigBay blouberg. The swim is held close to South Africa Freedom Day 27-April to celebrate our democracy. Freedom Swim was founded by Ram Barkai in 2004 with the help of Friends of Vista Nova school. Freedom Swim ism also working together with the SEAL Trust to support development swimmers in the western cape and South Africa.
Distances are :
Solo - 7.5km
Relay - 4 swimmers team
Half - a shorter 3.5km swim from the middle of the bay to BigBay.
Each distance has Wetsuits and Skins (no wetsuits) categories.
Freedom Swim 2019 will be held on 13-April-2019 Our events are organized by BigBay Events. To enter an event: www.bigbayevents.co.za
We will also you keep you posted about other Freedom Swim Qualifiers even if they are not a part of the Swim Series.