Video of the month: ÖTILLÖ World Championship 2017 Pig Swim
Oct 23, 2017
On a day like this we have the right to question our choices in life. Consider living in harmony with nature. Work with it. Not against it.
Article first published in Swimrun Life Magazine Issue #4 (October 2017)
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