News

Some informative facts about Lake Thingvallavatn from The National Energy Authority (Icelandic) Some facts about hypothermia: Cold Injuries Guidelines The Thingvallasund was in 17th place on an international top 100…

The Swim Event

Rules of participation To participate in the Thingvallasund swim event, participants must have registered (see Registration) and paid the confirmation fee. Participants must also demonstrate that they are capable of…

Associates

The Reykjavík Energy Company The landowners of Mjóanes and their tenants. The landowner of Riðvík and Markartangi, The Reykjavík Energy Company. The Icelandic Swimming Association The Icelandic Swimming Association recognizes…

The 2012 swim

In 2012 (August 25th) Mr. Kristinn Magnússon, Mr. Árni Þór Árnason, Mr. Hálfdán Örnólfsson and Mr. Benedikt Hjartarson swam across Lake Thingvallavatn. They started from the Mjóanes peninsula and landed…