50 for 50 – Dubai water canal
50 for 50 is a 50 km swim for the 50th aniversary od United Arab Emirates. It’s main purpose is alerting people about the importance of clean water preservation. It’s taking place during EXPO 2020 in Dubai’s water canal, that connects the city centre with the ocean. Martin will swim from the famous Burj Khalifa to the Etihad museum.
500 days around the world – swimming edition
Five guiness world records holder Martin Strel will swim around the world in an extraoirdinary attempt to gain another one. But as Martin says: “In my life I swam in over than 150 countries and got 5 Guiness world records. But the main point in not about the records, it’s about the ENVIRONMENT.”
World swim will therefore be, a high-profile and globally followed, scientific research project with an emphasis on awareness.