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Seattle's 16th Annual Polar Bear Plunge
Seattle's Polar Bear Plunge Brings Out 'Cool' Swimmers

Every New Year's Day, hundreds of people plunge themselves into the frigid waters of Lake Washington. A Commemorative Badge of Courage was given to Polar Bear participants who submerge themselves neck-deep into the waters off of Seattle's Matthews Beach.

Produced by Chris Barnes. Cameras by Phillip Townsend, Ian Devier, and Chris Barnes. Aerial Photography by Jeremiah Kaynor at Corvus Eye Productions.

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