Swiss extreme swimmer on 60-day swim across Lake Baikal

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Added On July 13, 2019

 Fifty-one-year-old Swiss extreme swimmer and water ambassador, Ernst Bromeis, has set off on his epic 60-day swim along Lake Baikal. Lifestyles has the story.

The route is set from Kultuk through Svyatoi Nos, and finally to Nizhneangarsk.
The swim aims to highlight the ecological issues related to Lake Baikal and fresh water around the world.
SOUNDBITE(ENGLISH): ERNST BROMEIS, Swiss Extreme Swimmer 
"For me, as water ambassador, the Lake Baikal is the greatest symbol for the whole world what concerns fresh water."
SOUNDBITE(ENGLISH): ERNST BROMEIS, Swiss Extreme Swimmer 
“It is important that we try to drink our local water. This was my target and, so, my target is more water ambassadors and clean water again.”