Brave Bloemfontein man swims in icy swimming pool

Brave Bloemfontein man swims in icy swimming pool

Can you brave the winter cold? Well, someone in Bloemfontein took bravery to a whole new level!

Brave Bloemfontein man

Winter is one of the most wonderful times of the year in South Africa. It’s dry and cool in the northern provinces, with snow falling in the mountainous regions like Ceres and the Drakensberg.

Gauteng has had its fair share of cold nights and chilly mornings - which you can all attest to.

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However, Bloemfontein has REALLY icy mornings and a man decided to test out the water… his swimming pool water!

Martin Bester was completely shocked when he saw the video of a man - only clothed in a speedo, swimming in an icy swimming pool! It sent shivers down his spine! 

We all watched the video right until the end!

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