Polar bears at the Point

Polar bears at the Point


Remember Ruth-Anne, star of my previous extreme-swimming documentary from Promontory Point? Here she is again, taking a quick dip last Saturday (1/29/2011) in 33F Lake Michigan (air temp about the same):

Insanely cold, yes, but let’s count our blessings: At least we didn’t have to hack through ice to find open water!

3 Responses to “Polar bears at the Point”

  1. Sully

    2011-02-01T18:44:06+00:00

    There are easier ways to give up the morning coffee. Like pulling out your fingernails.

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    • Evan

      2011-02-07T19:26:03+00:00

      Everyone says it’s quite invigorating. Maybe next year.

      Reply
  2. RLM

    2011-02-01T19:33:14+00:00

    That was really scary! Wow.

    Reply

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