The 2001 swim

In 2001 (August 5th) Mr. Fylkir Þ. Sævarsson became the first man to swim across Lake Thingvallavatn. On the day of the swim I got tremendous help with preparations from Mr. Kristinn Magnússon and his wife. I absentmindedly forgot to put on my swim trunks before leaving for the swim, so the first thing I needed to do was find a secluded place to undress and put on my trunks.…

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