about Madswimmer

There aren’t many charities that would swim for hours in the Alaskan Pacific with pods of Orcas lurking in the depths. There aren’t many charities putting their lives at risk to benefit others. Madswimmer is a charity involved with daring swimming challenges to raise funds for children. By risking our lives we are investing everything. If we don’t, how can we expect sponsors to invest? Facing threats might mean we’re mad but we have to be even madder not to care”. – Founder Jean Craven.


Upcoming Swims

Orange River
The Orange River Dash is an epic 2 day swim on the Orange River over the weekend of 24th and 25th ...
37.00% funded
ENDEDGoal: 50.000
Port Edward to Mbotyi in the Transkei
The Great Shark Swim – Take Two Our second attempt with the sole aim of swimming the fastest 100kms in a ...
0.00% funded
ENDEDGoal: 100.000
Dassen Island Yzerfontein
An estimated CHILLY 24km swim, from Yserfontein around Dassen Island and back. The swim is being facilitated by Big Bay ...
0.00% funded
ENDEDGoal: 100.000
Caring Corporate?
Caring Corporate?
If your company believes that Corporate Social Responsibility is more than just a nice intention you can support Madswimmer in various ways. Contact us at contact@madswimmer.com. We applaud our sponsors who helped us to raise in excess of $450 000 US for various children’s charities!
$ 500 000

Featured Charities

With your help, we can drive change for the better.



Please read our documentation file to know how to change colors as you want