Nuala Moore - Extremes, Oceans & Ice Swimming. Educator, Planning & Safety Specialist, Adventurer
Join us on November 18th to hear from extreme ice swimmer Nuala Moore.
Growing up on the South west of Ireland, in Dingle in a fishing family,.
Nuala was always captivated by the sea and from a very young age about 7 or 8 yrs old, her father would take her out in his fishing boat and she would swim to shore.
Among her many firsts in Ice and marathon swimming, Nuala has represented Ireland around the world. She has been listed in the Top 50 of the World’s most adventurous women of open water swimming both in 2015 and 2017. She has been nominated in the top 14 women in the world of open water swimming for her contribution to extreme swimming by the World Open Water swimming association both in 2014 and 2016.
Of the many global accolades which Nuala has
In 2006 she was one of 2 women on the team of 6 swimmers who circumnavigated the Island of Ireland by swimming arm over arm, seeing the country from the outside, understanding the limits of the human body and the power of the mind, as day after day, swim after swim they finally walked up onto the beach at Donegal becoming the first team in history to circumnavigate a country this size by swimming.
Nuala has represented Ireland in Ice swimming, flying the flag around the world from Russia to China, Argentina to Finland, equally comfortable in the water and in press conferences, giving motivational talks or discussions with government officials.
In 2013, Nuala was an integral member of the Bering Strait Relay team swimming from Russia to the USA over 6 days. This swim took place with the assistance of the Russian Military and in some of the world’s most dangerous waters.
Having been at the forefront of the development of extreme swimming and safety measures, Nuala set out to create an ethos of education of cold water injuries and authored a manual,"An Insight into the world of Ice Swimming."