Friday, December 1, 2023
December 1, 2023

Islanders take frigid dip at New Year’s polar bear swim

Brave souls celebrated the new year by diving into the water at Vesuvius Beach. This year marked the 40th anniversary of the annual polar bear swim, which has been going on since 1979. For those who preferred to stay warm, see the video below for what it is really like to take the plunge.


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