Carina Bruwer: extreme swimmer, musician, speaker, entrepreneur

CARINA BRUWER

Entrepreneur, Extreme swimmer, musician, activist

Motivational

Speaker

 

Extreme Marathon Swimmer

Award-winning Musician

Event Ambassador

Arena Athlete

Entrepeneur & Mother of three

“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 activist 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.

EXTREME
SWIMMER

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

MOTIVATIONAL
SPEAKER

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

MUSICIAN

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 Bruwer is a serial entrepreneur

ENTREPRENEUR

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.

AS SEEN ON / IN

“Bruwer’s passion has seen her battered, broken and unconscious in some of the most hostile waters in the world. And yet she’s come out swinging every time.”
    CNN

    World firsts

    Marathon swims

    Performances

    Rands Raised

    Carina Bruwer delivering a corporate keynote in South Africa

    MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER

    I KNOW YOU CAN NEGOTIATE WITH FEAR TO ALLOW YOU TO SHOW UP IN THIS WORLD, BECAUSE I HAVE TO DO IT EVERY DAY.

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    Carina to deliver inspirational talk LIVE in Cape Town

    Carina to deliver inspirational talk LIVE in Cape Town

             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...

    Carina signs Ambassador deal with Arena

    Carina signs Ambassador deal with Arena

    #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 receives WOWSA Woman of the Year Nomination

    Carina receives WOWSA Woman of the Year Nomination

    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...

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