Category Archives: marathon swimming

“Pinoy Aquaman” finishes 17.83-km Bohol swim

PANGLAO, Bohol (MindaNews/13 November) – Environmental lawyer and marathon swimmer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine bucked strong currents on Sunday to complete his swim from Pamilacan Island (not Balicasag Island as reported earlier) to Panglao Island in this province. He finished the swim despite suffering a sore shoulder after being in the water for almost two hours. “All […]

Bad weather bars ‘Pinoy Aquaman’ from crossing English Channel

LONDON, United Kingdom (MindaNews/18 August) — For the second time around, environmental lawyer and marathon swimmer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine will return to the Philippines empty-handed this weekend after failing to cross the English Channel due to bad weather. Last Sunday, Macarine was determined to complete the 21-mile (33.8 kilometers) swim across the channel, dubbed the “Mt. Everest” for swimmers, from […]

Pinoy Aquaman to leave for UK to prepare for English Channel swim

MANILA (MindaNews / 26 July) – Endurance swimmer Ingemar “Pinoy Aquaman” Macarine is ready to set a record by crossing the 21-mile (33.8km) English Channel next month. Macarine, an environmental lawyer, is set to fly to the United Kingdom this weekend to start his acclimatization in the cold waters of the English Channel. The triathlete-lawyer […]