Modern Athlete Magazine Issue 143, July 2021 July 2020 - Page 48


Swimming to Keep the Music Playing

Marathon swimmer , musician and mother-of-three Carina Bruwer recently became the first woman to swim across Walker Bay in the Cape , adding another memorable ‘ first ’ to her already incredible list of swimming achievements . However , this was more than just about setting a record … With musicians and other performers affected badly by the COVID pandemic , with little or no work available and thus no income , she took to the shark-infested bay to raise funds for these struggling artists , and having raised a considerable sum of money , she is ready to tackle more marathon fundraising swims .
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