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Polar Plunge in Oyster Bay raises $65,000 for the Special Olympics

It was 32 degrees and windy. But at 11:30 in the morning, over 400 people lined the shore at Tobay Beach. One woman wore a swimsuit with a crown of flowers, while one man wore a Deadpool costume. 427 more words

Cierva Cove

Cierva Cove is a serious glacial area on the Western side of Graham Land, up near the top of the Antarctic Peninsula.  Under a  brilliant blue sky, flat-topped tabular icebergs floated in Hughes bay. 327 more words

Freezing for a cause.

The annual Polar Plunge took place on Sunday, March 5, and my partner and I were there covering it all for you.  That’s right, last weekend we were freezing our butts off to cover the Polar Plunge, a fundraising event where plunge participants… 1,030 more words

Freezing Nipples not the only ones freezing- Polar plunge at Caesar's Creek

Frozen Nipples, Polar Babies, Scuba Girl and the Cincinnati Bengals guy were among the hundreds to take the frozen plunge this year at Caesar’s Creek at the public beach to help raise money for the Special Olympics. 97 more words

Eric Murphy - Special Olympics of Alleghany County

It only takes a few moments of conversation with Ennice resident Eric Murphy to realize he is passionate about sports.  An avid reader of newspaper sports pages, he is an encyclopedia of statistics on individual players and teams ranging from basketball to NASCAR.  708 more words


Video: Violeta talks with Brian Urlacher at the Polar Plunge

Violeta Podrumedic catches up with former Chicago Bear Brian Urlacher at the Johnsonville tent at the 2017 Polar Plunge. (Note to Kevin Powell: Your job is safe.) 22 more words

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[Watch] Gabe Took The Polar Plunge, Did His Phone Survive?

Watch Gabe jump in Lake Michigan during the Plar Plunge, but one HUGE problem…his phone goes in with him. His heart was waterproof, his phone, not so much! 7 more words

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