Interview Snippet: Don Warner

Don Warner is a Canadian who's called Melbourne home for more than 40 years, a Brighton Iceberger and the author of 'Beyond The Tip - Tales of the Icebergers of Brighton'


Date: 19 June 2020
Interview number: 006
Interviewee: Don Warner, Brighton Iceberger & Author of ‘Beyond The Tip – Tales of the Icebergers of Brighton’
At home, Parkdale, Melbourne


We met up with Don Warner in his home in Parkdale, south of Brighton, and talked about how a Canadian ended up in Melbourne and becoming a Brighton Iceberger.

Don’s love of open water swimming has infiltrated his travels, including partaking in ice swims on polar cruises. As a keen writer, Don produced the book ‘Beyond The Tip – Tales of the Icebergers of Brighton’ as a way of sharing the stories of over one hundred Brighton Icebergers.

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In this snippet from the full podcast interview, Don talks about the polar ice swims he’s done on his worldly travels.



The full interview with Don Warner will feature on a new podcast episode coming soon…


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