“Our VICTORIEs do not define us. It’s the time we spend quietly but relentlessly swimming upstream which transforms us and in turn allows us to make a difference in this world”
Carina Bruwer is one of Africa’s most decorated female open water marathon swimmers, a motivational speaker, an internationally renowned musician, a succesful entrepreneur, an altruist and a mother of three. Known for boldly going where most do not – in the ocean, as well as in business and life – Carina’s trailblazing work has taken her across the world where she has entertained and inspired millions of people from diverse backgrounds.
Carina has been an open water swimming pioneer since 2002, crossing some of the most dangerous bays and oceans in the world, often being the first and/or fastest to do so
Known for boldly going where most do not – in the ocean, in business and life – Carina inspires through her incredible stories of courage, transformation & altruism
Striking a delicate balance between precision and rule breaking, Carina developed a new style of performance which changed the face of instrumental music in South Africa and beyond
Carina has founded a number
of businesses, all of which have become pillars in their respective industries, two of which were born from the Covid-19 crisis, creating much needed employment and sustainable businesses.
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I KNOW YOU CAN NEGOTIATE WITH FEAR TO ALLOW YOU TO SHOW UP IN THIS WORLD, BECAUSE I HAVE TO DO IT EVERY DAY.
NEWS & INTERVIEWS
Join Carina Bruwer live in Cape Town, or on live stream, as she delivers her powerful inspirational keynote "Swimming Against the Current" on 27 July at the Avalon Auditorium. The one of a kind presentation is as entertaining as it is...
#ArenaWaterInstinct#ARENAOPENWATER Carina signs with ArenaCarina has signed an exclusive brand ambassador deal with international swimwear giant Arena. The deal forms part of the Open Water Ambassador Program, aimed at spreading the love of the open water,...
Carina has been nominated for the 2021 World Open Water Swimming Association's Woman of the Year Award, for her 21km Walker Bay crossing in aid of the Tribe fund, through which she raised more than R200,000.00 for performing artists in South Africa who are struggling...