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The Icy Plunge

Today was the Polar Plunge, my very first, and boy was it something.

I showed up to the park grounds about an hour before the plunge and it was, at once, exactly what I expected, and completely surprising. 613 more words

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Polar Plunge at Harveys Lake

HARVEYS LAKE — Some brave souls took a plunge in Luzerne County to benefit cancer research.

About 30 people hit the chilly waters of Harveys Lake then immediately retreated back to dry land and into some warm towels. 76 more words

Harveys Lake

Taking the Polar Plunge

Ever since I can remember, I’ve been fascinated with the idea of things like the Polar Bear Club and Polar Plunges. I could just never wrap my head around the videos of large groups of people in bathing suits, their breath condensing in the cold of winter, jumping into frozen lakes for “fun.” 481 more words

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Travelogue: Hanusse Bay & Polar Plunge, Antarctica

How’s that for suspense? Leave you hanging for two weeks while I have a mini-melt. Harsh, dude, I know. Thanks for sticking with me!

Sea ice ship shadow… 1,470 more words


Antarctica-Part 3- Campy Adventures

Parts 1 and 2.

Disclaimer: I don’t exercise much. I have poor discipline and I’m not proud of it. However, if I survived these sport activities, so can you! 965 more words


Running through 2016: A Year of Races

It’s May. Traditionally May is when race season really heats up, at least here in the Pacific Northwest with our mild summer weather. Just this past weekend, there were back-to-back 5k races in… 4,166 more words

Important Advice for Polar Plunge Participants

An experienced education professional, Greg Gerkens has held positions like special education teacher and assistant principal. Outside of work, Greg Gerkens gives back to the community in several ways, including participating in the Polar Plunge, which benefits the Special Olympics. 151 more words

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