Ram Barkai

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Birthday
22, 1957
Birthplace
Israel
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
22, 1957 (age 62)
Birthplace
Israel

About

Open water swimmer who was the first person to ever swim the Robben Island Crossing in South Africa at night.

Before Fame

He served nine years in the Israeli Army before moving to Cape Town, South Africa, where he made a name as a swimmer.

Trivia

In 2008 he swam in Antarctica, across the southernmost swim in the world.

Family Life

He raised four children with his wife Nadine Barka.

Associated With

He received many comparisons to fellow extreme outdoor swimmer Diana Nyad.