Tag Archives: Polar Bear Plunge

At The Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge [VIDEO]

The Staten Island Advance reports: Temperatures were in favor of the 2,000 brave individuals who plunged into the icy waters off Coney Island Beach in Brooklyn for the annual New Year’s Day Polar Bear Plunge on Sunday. Some individuals stripped down to their ‘birthday suits’ and swimming attire, while others took a run for the water fully clothed. The Polar ...

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At The Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge [VIDEO]

Via Gothamist: Yesterday afternoon thousands of totally insane people took off their clothes and ran into the Atlantic Ocean for the annual Coney Island Polar Bear Club New Year’s swim. Afterwards, most of them claimed it was “fun” or “invigorating” or “a great way to start 2016”, but the guy shivering so violently that he couldn’t talk or even sip ...

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At The Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge

Yesterday about 2500 people took part in the annual Polar Bear Plunge during sub-freezing temperatures at Coney Island, where lifeguards warned participants not to proceed deeper than their waist and not to remain in the water for more than one minute.

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Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge 2013

It shrinks? Like a frightened turtle!

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Shrinkage-Fest 2011

Last Sunday’s mid-blizzard dip was only a trial run for yesterday’s massive attendance at the annual Coney Island Polar Bear Plunge, where thousands endured the needle-sting of the 35-degree North Atlantic for the bragging right of having done so. Oh, the shrinkage! Like a frightened turtle! (Via – Gothamist)

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Polar Bear Plunge 2009

Hundreds of New Yorkers made their annual Polar Bear Plunge into the icy waters off Coney Island yesterday despite the near-zero temperatures.

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