Carina breaks round Robben Island record

Carina breaks round Robben Island record

27 April 2005 Cape Town – 27 April 2005 – Carina Bruwer has, on South African Freedom Day, smashed the all-time record for swimming the 11km around Robben Island – a world heritage site and one of the greatest symbols of freedom and liberation.  With...
Icy waters foil Carina’s False Bay Attempt

Icy waters foil Carina’s False Bay Attempt

17 March 2005 Carina Bruwer’s attempt to cross False Bay – the country’s ultimate marathon swim and one of the most daunting in the world – was cut short by icy waters. After weeks of waiting for suitable conditions, Carina started the 35km swim at...
PRESIDENTIAL PERFORMANCE AND ANOTHER SWIMMING RECORD FOR CARINA

PRESIDENTIAL PERFORMANCE AND ANOTHER SWIMMING RECORD FOR CARINA

18 October 2004 Stellenbosch flautist Carina Bruwer arrived back in Cape Town today after on Friday becoming the first person to swim around both the Southern-most and Northern-most ends of Africa when she rounded Ras Angela in Tunisia in a marathon swim ending in...
Flautist First to swim Danger Point

Flautist First to swim Danger Point

9 August 2003 South Africa’s long distance swimming sensation and concert flautist Carina Bruwer has become the first swimmer to successfully round Danger Point.  24 year old Bruwer was exhausted but relieved after completing this grueling swim of 10,5km, which took...
Bruwer swims southern-most Africa record

Bruwer swims southern-most Africa record

27 April 2003 24 year old open water swimmer Carina Bruwer became the first South African, and first female, to successfully conquer the might of the confluence of two oceans, when she rounded Africa’s southern-most tip, Cape Agulhas, in a record-time of 2 hours...
Flautist becomes first South African to round Cape Point

Flautist becomes first South African to round Cape Point

17 March 2003 This morning long distance swimmer and professional flautist Carina Bruwer became the first South African to successfully sound the Cape of Good Hope. Before the swim Carina, who is SA’s 10km Open Water Swimming Champion, said: “This will be my...